Hermes Symbol Guide

 

Not only Hermes is ranked as top tier among its competitors in the luxury brands industry, Hermes is also known to be secretive! That is somewhat true except that Hermes is actually transparent when it comes to understanding their products.  Source of exotic skins used by the brand can be known by studying the symbol located next to the brand printing on the product. There are also other symbols which holds different meaning for both the consumers and the craftsman! 

 

 EXOTIC SKIN SYMBOL

 

 
Alligator Mississippiensis (☐)
 Crocodile Porosus (^)

 

 
Crocodile Niloticus (··)  Varanus Niloticus Lizard (-)
 
 Varanus Salvator Lizard (=)
 

 SYMBOLS

 

 

Horseshoe 

- Displayed on custom made Hermès

 Shooting Star 

- For Hermès craftsman personal use 

 

 Employee Stamp 

- Debossed S to indicate an item that has been purchased at a discounted employee rate