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[TIPS&TRICKS] Leather Edge Painting during Summer

What happen to the paints during summer? Temperature is one of the biggest threats to paints in general, and in particular for water-based paints. Especially when using very dense paints with a high viscosity it is easy to notice changes in their...

What is a Chrome Tanned Leather?

The chrome tanning process is the most recent leather tanning treatment. Historically the first chrome-tanning processes date back to the late nineteenth century, to be patented in 1910.

[TIPS & TRICKS] Should I add Water into the Paint?

Can I add some water into my leather edge paint to create my favorite viscosity? How much water should I add? What type of water should I use?

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.

[TIPS & TRICKS] Leather Edge Ironing

Heating or not heating the leather edge paint is one of the most frequently asked questions. But first what is the leather edge ironing?

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...

Giardini Fashion Effects: GLITTER

Among our products, that most of you already know, we also have a Fashion effect section. Today we want to talk about the GLITTER EDGE PAINT

What is Leather Dye?

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

Giardini New shade: The Cherry Blossom Color

We are always looking for special colors that can be added to our Color Selection. We keep an eye on trends and popular colors to fit all our customers needs.

Vegetable Tanned Leather

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