Birkin bag

Birkn bag

A Hermes Birkin bag is sold in many ranges of sizes. Each Birkin bag can be made to order with different types of customer chosen hides, metallic hardware fixtures and colors. There are also many other individual options, such as having your Birkin bag diamond-encrusted.

The Birkin bag has many variety of hides such as ostrich, lizard, crocodile and calf leather.

Usually the most expensive is the salt-water crocodile skin. Birkin bags with smaller crocodile scales cost a lot more than those with larger crocodile scales. The Hermes Birkin bag is lined with goat-skin and usually the color of the exterior matches the color of the interior.

The locks and keys are usually number-coded. Some earlier locks only bore one number on the bottom of the lock but in more recent years, Hermès has added a second number under the Hermes stamp of the lock. These numbers for locks can be the same for hundreds of locks as they are batch numbers in which the locks were made.

The metallic hardware which is the lock, keys, buckle hardware, and base studs are usually plated with gold or palladium to prevent the Birkin bag from tarnishing.

The metallic hardware is updated regularly to maintain the best quality available in the industry at time of the bags production. The metal locks can be covered with leather as a custom option and diamonds encrusted is another custom addition.

The prices for the Hermes Birkin bag depends the skins metallic hardware fixtures and on the color of the bag.

Sizes usually range from 25, 30, 35, and 40 centimeters. The 50- and 55-centimeter birkin bags.

The Birkin also comes in many colors such as navy blue, olive green, orange, white, black, pink, red, brown, baby blue, and golden tan.

The Birkin bag has a lock and keys. The keys are enclosed in a leather lanyard which is also known as a clochette, carried by looping through a handle. The Hermes Birkin bag is locked by closing the top flaps over buckle loops, wrapping the buckle straps, and also can be closed using the lock on the front hardware.

Also Hermès offers a “spa treatment” which is a reconditioning for overly used Birkin Hermes bags.


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