Vegetable tanned leathers for leather goods production.
In the past I introduced to you some vegetable tanned leathers on my blog.
Today I would like to give you a summary about these vegetable tanned leathers leathers.
In general, vegetable tanned leathers are smooth and allow the colour very well to soak in the pores, which highlights the material’s texture more precise. The leathers also get its own patina from time to time.Vegetable tanned leathers mainly come from bovine hides like cow, bull or calf.
Olivenleder ® is tanned with a concentrate produced from olive leaves. In has a very smooth and soft feel and shrinks very well when it’s dry, without damaging the leather or having any effects on the softness of the leather.
It can be used in all areas of the leather industry, like in the automotive- and aviation industry, for upholstery and furnishing, for fine leather goods and for shoes.
Rhabarberleder ® is tanned with the ingredients of the rhubarb root and is biodegradable.
The leather has a very gentle haptic, very good respiratory activity and a distinct scent.
By now, there are currently 3 Rhabarberleder ® collections (nappa, nappa-used and hard leather) with many different colours.
Rhabarberleder ® is suitable in all areas where conventional leather is used, like e.g. in the automotive industry, in yachting, for interior, fashion and of course for leather accessories.
Spruce bark tanned leather
Spruce bark tanning is a very old tanning method which is said to come from China. The leather is tanned with the bark which gives the leather a very nice natural colour. After one year the leather is ready.
With spruce bark vegetable tanned leather you can produce leather goods like bags, handbags, backpacks, interior and furniture , office gear, fashion and bespoke leather items.
Vegetable Tanned Leather Consortium
An organization which represents tanneries of vegetable tanned leathers, is „The Genuine Italian Vegetable Tanned Leather Consortium“. It promotes 22 Italian tanneries from Tuscany tanning leathers following the traditional Tuscan technique of vegetable tanning. Take a look on its website to find out which tanneries in Italy are providing vegetable tanned leather.
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