Hestra Gloves was founded in 1936 by Martin Magnusson & Co in Hestra, Sweden. Today the family business is still running by the third and fourth generation of Magnussons. HESTRA offers many types of gloves, ski and outdoor but also dress gloves and work gloves. As Independent label the Magnusson are doing the whole job, from the design and development but also buying the finest leather and wool. They are also under control of the production, as they own their own factories and are doing business with over 30 countries world wide. The quality and appearance of a pair of gloves is not just determined by how it has been made, equally important are the materials. Hestra is using many types of leather such as PECCARY, CARPINCHO NUBUCK, ELK LEATHER or DEERSKIN. Providing natural protecting and insulating properties, These leathers are supple, warm with different special grains.