The traditional glove-making in Hungary originated in the 19th century, when pioneer János Hamerli established his workshop in 1861 introducing the noble craftsmanship to the country.

His name today symbolises the highest quality of authentic glove-making.

1861 Glove Manufactory

For more than 160 years the city of Pécs has maintained its status as the European capital of glove making. Traditional techniques were passed on from one generation to the next, even in the most turbulent of times. In its recently renovated historical atelier, 1861 Glove Manufactory cultivates its know-how and innovation in the art of leather, made in Hungary.

1861 Glove Manufactory's philosophy is bring the premium leather gloves experience to a wider audience.

Watch how our gloves are made