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Why Italian Leather is so good?

 

 

We are Italian but the thing that Italian leather is one of the bests, is a fact.

But why? Let’s talk about that and at the end you can tell us if we are wrong or not.

How hobbyist can get the same quality of luxury brands

One thing we have learned in all these years spent working with hobbyists, artisans and manufacturers, is that, the quality obtained by a hobbyist can be higher than the quality we can find on some leather items created by well-known luxury...

What is Leathercrafting for you?

In our Facebook group, Leathercrafting with Giardini, we’ve asked the members: “What is leathercrafting for you?”, some answers were predictable: It’s a hobby, It’s my work, it’s an art...but some of them amazed us. 

3 main skills you can learn from Leather Crafting

Leather crafting is an art and as such, it must be practiced and perfected. However, practicing is not always simple and requires dedication, passion but above all the desire to get involved.

Interview: Leather world through the eyes of a Master Craftsman

In Italy there are many jobs that come from antiquity, especially in the craft department. But do you know which one is of the most ancient crafts of the industrial leather district of Marche (where Giardini was born)?

The Key to improve your Leathercraft : CONNECT WITH OTHERS

We are really passionate about leatherworking as all our customers and we also love to discuss the in’s and out’s of the craft. One thing is certain: As you learn more, you realize how little you knew and how much more you can learn and improve. 

5 Leather items you can make for Valentine's Day

Valentine' s Day is one of the most commercial days of the year. In this date we should celebrate love in all its forms. 

Did you already make something for your special person? 

What is the Wet White tanning process?

All tanners are facing the same problems of reducing the environmental and health impact of their processes when selling into the global market. This is one of the reasons tanneries introduced this new Wet White.

4 Tips to make your first leather craft project a success

Getting started is always the hardest part for a project, especially for a beginner in leather crafting since this fine art is really old and has a lot of peculiarities. 

Giardini's best moments of 2018

The end of a year and the beginning of a new one is usually a great moment to reflect and see what you've accomplished during those 365 days.