Rios of Mercedes boots are American-made in Mercedes, Texas since 1853. All of the artistic inlays are done by hand under the watchful eye of a master of the art of leather working. Old Singer sewing machines hum rhythmic tunes as each top pattern is stitched much as it was over a century ago. Rios of Mercedes boots are made with all leather construction. Of all the elements that go into making a Rios of Mercedes boot the most important is the human element. 160 years of experience shows you that people come first. Their craftsmen are artists, some of the most talented in the industry.