Samurai’s used stingray leather as armour in battle for its unbelievable strength. Resistant to punctures, slashes and burns the leather is 25 times stronger than cowhide leather. It was also used as the grip on the samurai swords handle for its non slip grip during a bloody battle.
Other historical uses include;
The Egyptians who also used it as armour. They believed it was a form of good luck and prosperity that brought power and strength to those who possessed it.
The French as far back as the 1700’s. King Louis was drawn to its beauty and durability, using it for several household and luxury items including snuff boxes, wig cases and sheaths.
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