Category Archives: Fish Leather – Second Skin

Metal Complex’s Second Skin is 100% Tilapia Fish Leather.
This groundbreaking and sustainable material Second Skin is perfect for making bracelets, necklaces, earrings, shoes, and all kinds of leather goods rich in texture. There are 10+ fantastic fashion colors in leather and suede and they work beautifully teamed with Ultra Suede , Brass Cuffs, and Bezels.

New Fish Leather Colours!

There are five new colours in our fish leather category!  Each are available in either glossy or suede. Hot Pink Orange Yellow Emerald Green Bright Red

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Tips For Cutting Fish Leather

Today on the Dazzle-it Blog I featured this leather kumihimo necklace.  It is showcasing our Instant Glam Arrow Bezel which was designed by Fernando DaSilva. I chose to line the bezel with our Second Skin Fish Leather.  In order to … Continue reading

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Super Easy Fish Leather Pendant

There are a few products that need no embellishing to look beautiful.  Fish leather is just such a product.  On its own it is already unique and you can see gorgeous patterns.  My turtle pendant showcases this. To make my perfect turtle I used … Continue reading

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Second Skin Fish Leather – The New Brights

I was just in the show room when these four new colours caught my eye!  There are several new colours in the Second Skin Fish leather collection.  Hot pink, emerald green, tangerine and yellow!

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Fish Leather Wrapped Pendant

Fernando DaSilva created a wonderful necklace pendant by wrapping a strip of fish leather around a donut bead.  I never would have imagined that you could combine pearls, leather cording and fish leather so beautifully! This is the Natural Fish … Continue reading

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Instant Glam + Fab New Kumihimo Bails!

Here is yet another Fernando DaSilva Instant Glam stunner! These new Butterfly Bails look fantastic on the kumihimo braid Fernando made. I noticed that he is using Lovely Knots Cord and Rattail in his braids now.  There are endless colour … Continue reading

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Fish Leather and Buttons Cuff

When Second Skin Fish Leather was introduced to the Metal Complex line I was not sure if I would know what to do with it.  Happily, I can’t stop testing and experimenting with it. This week I wanted to see … Continue reading

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Wired Fish Meets Fish Leather

This metal cuff is the perfect showcase for my wired fish. Nancy Donaldson used Dazzle-it aluminum wire and beads to create my featured piece. I knew I wanted to incorporate fish leather into a finished piece with wire and this … Continue reading

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Secret New Collection Of Fish Leathers!

This new collection of fish leather is available in TEN colours.  Each piece is 30% bigger…but the price has dropped!  Here are a few of the new colours going into my shopping basket!

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Quilled Fish Leather Rings

Here is a closer look at this quilled fish leather ring. It is just so amazing what you can do with some left over pieces from a bigger project. Here are my quilled flowers before I glued them into my … Continue reading

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