Iron Hands in Leather Gloves – Exclusive Interview: MEIER BRUECHER

Iron Hands in Leather Gloves – Exclusive Interview: MEIER BRUECHER


Glove making takes us back to the charming era of old world values like honor and chivalry and triggers our curiosity with its ancient, mysterious vocabulary: amadis (elbow length glove), gauntlet (a cuff), canepin gloves (made of turkey skin, thin enough to fit into a nutshell) or cendal (Oriental silk taffetas)… Since the Middle Ages, the glove, like the hand, has symbolized power, protection, presence and commitment. When decorated with precious gems, it was a royal gift and belonge...


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