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Enrico Giardini

Enrico Giardini
Enrico represents the fourth generation of a family devoted to the leather business. Born and grew up in the most important Italian district for footwear, now he directs its activities dedicated to the leather finishing.

Recent Posts

The Difference between Alcohol and Water Based Leather Dye

A very popular leather dye among leather crafters consists in alcohol mixed with coloring substances: a simple and generally quite economical formulation. One of the most popular is Fiebing's leather dye.

3+1 Features a Leather Dye Must Have

Leather dye must have three features to be functional:

  1. Penetrate inside the leather;
  2. Impregnate the leather fibers with the coloring substance;
  3. Keep the molecular structure of the leather unchanged.

Finally, leather dye can also have the...

What is Leather Dye?

Leather dye is a mixture of substances and dyes that are used for leather coloring.

Veg-Tanned Natural Leather

Previously we have introduced the story that binds man to the use of leather and the necessity of tanning to avoid decomposition.

The History of Natural Leather

What makes natural leather so special?

Leather is a material able to arouse strong emotions in many people, such as, warmth, security, protection, ecc.

TIPS&TRICKS: How to reduce leather edge paint drying time without oven

We have already discussed the drying time of the leather edge paint, and how it is possible to reduce the drying time using professional ovens, last year. However, we have decided to give more tips to whom has not the possibility to use an oven.

2018 First Quarter News: Metallic and Iridescent Leather Edge

We are always looking to create some detail that can make your leather items unique. In this first quarter we release two new fashion finishes: a review of the Metal Finish and the new Iridescent Finish.

DENSE Vs. SEMI-DENSE: How to choose your leather edge paint?

One of the most frequent questions from our customers is: what's the difference between Dense edge paint and Semi-Dense edge Paint?

How to restore your Leather Bag: Before and After

With this blog post we want to share with you some tips on how to restore an aged leatheritem. 

Customer Interview: FIORI DEL TEMPO

As a customer-oriented company, we love to chat with leathercrafters. That's why we decided to share with all of our followers the experiences of some of our clients through a video interview.