Yes, the motorcycle gloves we sell are imported from China and made with deer hides from the USA. We’d rather not sell Chinese products but we looked at motorcycle gloves made here in the USA (there are very few companies making them) and they were so expensive that we decided we would have a very hard time selling them (and end up with a lot of expensive inventory just sitting on the shelves). It’s .
Bear Wallow Glove Company began with our designing the Protector Rose Gloves and having them made here in the USA. We went through several prototypes and did a lot of research on materials. After we finalized the design, we had to buy the dies and then have them cut and sewn by a company here in the USA. After they’re cut and sewn, we do all the finish work… adding the snaps, straps and .
We’ve been having problems since Christmas trying to keep inventory of the Protectors in stock due to the inability to get quality leather in a timely fashion. The global market for leather has exploded with China using more and more as their economy grows exponentially while the cattle herds have dwindled to pre 1950’s levels due to the drought. Leather has become more scarce and the prices are constantly increasing. We’ve been told by .
One day my wife was complaining about the constant scratches and scars she was getting from working with her roses. Being a lover of gloves, I started looking around to see if I could find a pair that would give her arms the protection they needed. I was surprised to find so few choices and none of them were what I would call outstanding so we started looking into creating our own rose gloves. .