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4 Mistakes to Avoid during the Hand Leather Dyeing Process

Hand painting is a simple leather dyeing process but at the same time it's a very delicate process, during which you have to pay a lot of attention if you want to get a good final result. Using leather dye for leather crafters, to avoid some...

Leather Dyeing Techniques: Tanneries Vs. Leather Craftsmen

Leather dyeing is a step that all leather crafters will face, sooner or late. There are different techniques for dyeing genuine leather which were born as artisanal techniques to be subsequently industrialized by tanneries. In industrial...

10 Things you don't know about the Leather World

The Leather world is so wide and it has many facets. Today we want to share with you 10 things you many not know about the leather industry.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Colored Leather: history and evolution

In this guest post, signed by Anna Turcato, Image Consultant & Style Strategist, we retrace the history of one of the most versatile materials in the manufacturing industry:  Leather