Located in Fougères, Brittany, Orca Accessoires is a leather craft atelier specialized in belts and suspenders. Founded by Georges de Pontbarré in 1973, it has risen to be a leading atelier in France in the course of 35 years.
Capable of working for the most demanding clients as well as responding to large quantity requirements, the atelier is one of a kind.
With respect to tradition, vegetable tanning is mostly used on leathers to obtain a quality finish and aspect. We watch while workers manually lay rivets on a belt, on by one, on a sample. The edges of the belt are dyed by hand with a paintbrush by Géraldine. She is a true expert according to Nicole. The manager of the sampling atelier which treats the most demanding productions. This section has its own rhythm: belts are braided by hand, rivets are laid by Philippe, another specialist.
A golden gem in the Orca Galaxy.