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'They hot press the foil onto the salmon leather, some of it's done by hand as well over in Iceland.'The designer's fledgling business only launched two weeks ago and she said preparing for it had been a steep learning curve.'It's quite a bit of pressure, but I love the chaos, I thrive,' she told Stuff.'You would think bags would be easier to design and make than clothing, but no.In 1817, Johan August Arfvedson analysed the petalite further and realised it contained a previously unknown metal, which he named lithium.However it wasn’t until 1855 when Augustus Matthiessen, a British chemist, was able to isolate it, the lightest known metal.'There's a lot of different elements that go into handbag construction - something I didn't actually learn about at university so I sort of had to give myself a crash course in the different things you need to remember when designing a bag; how you use it, how you hold it, pressure points and tension points.' After researching salmon skin as a material, she found that the process of producing the salmon leather in Iceland was eco-friendly and lent itself to being a fashion item without the harsh environmental consequence.Speaking to The Register about why she loved working with salmon, the designer said she was initially drawn to the 'texture and multiple finishes that were available'.'But once I did some research and discovered the sustainable properties and unique tanning process I felt really inspired,' she added.'Salmon leather is more expensive as it is a smaller product to produce, the strength and durability surpasses that of a regular hide because of the cross fibre structure,' she said.'The tannery in Iceland who produce the salmon skins for Nordik are among the best in world, with numerous awards and recognitions for being a leading enterprise in the development of fish leather.
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But rather than creating a collection purely out of traditional leather, the young entrepreneur had another idea.