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Why Choose Vegetable Tanned Leather?

Vegetable tanning is the oldest, over 5000 years, and the most intricate known process of tannin. Its earliest records can be traced back to ancient Egypt. This, however, was not limited to Egypt, a similar approach to tanning was evident in many countries but with the variation in the materials used for the tanning differed from country to country, ranging from the commonly used chestnut across Europe to the use of oak in the UK. It's a three-step process that uses Phenol, an aromatic and organic compound made with leaves, roots, fruits and extracts from the barks, to tan the leather. The first step is to prep the hides, rehydrate it and eliminate the hair from the hides. In the...

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Which Leather is Best for Bags?

There are different types of leather but which one is the best for bags? There are different types of leather for different uses. Top grain, corrected grain, genuine leather, nubuck and suede are all types of different splits from hides used to make different quality and textured leather, but when bags are concerned, which leather is best.

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