Have you ever wanted to see how leather goods get made? You’ve come to the right place! The Amish craftsmen at our leather workshop in Shipshewana, IN, have over 14 years’ experience in the industry. In addition to fantastic leather goods, our sustainably solar-powered workshop also offers tours to the viewing public. During the tour, you’ll learn:
- How hides from exotic animals (frogs, ostriches, alligators, etc.) get made into leather
- The tools we use to turn leather hides into various garments and accessories
- The exact process of turning hides into wearable leather belts
Silver Star Leather is located at 6875 N 800 W, just a few miles north of downtown Shipshewana in LaGrange County. Our lot can accommodate multiple tour groups, and even large tour buses. Give us a call at (260) 768-7958 today to schedule your tour group as soon as one week in advance!