Vegetable Tanned Leather

Vegetable Tanned Leather

The end goal is simple. Craft a product that will last a lifetime, and one that ages well.

An inspiring thought of taking our collection a notch higher introduced us to Vegetable Tanned Leather. With a strong inclination to adapt an environment-friendly strategy, we imported a batch of Vegetable Tanned Leather, from Tuscany, Italy to add to our collection of Small Leather Goods. The Leather being one of the highest quality Leathers, is extremely sought after for its visual appeal. Preserving the age-old tradition of Vegetable Tanning, the Tanneries use only natural materials like vegetable tannins to process the Leather. The transformation takes between five to six weeks, but then quality does take time. We then crafted a Leather Sleeve for the MacBook Air M1 using Vegetable Tanned Leather, with quality, exclusivity, heritage and fine design in mind.

What made us choose Italian Vegetable Tanned Leather? 

To answer shortly - Our Customers, who have had a shared appreciation for a luxurious look on their products. 

Look and Feel :The Leather is soft and develops a natural patina over time. Not too stiff, and not too floppy, the Leather is just about right in terms of temper. The Leather is Dyed Through with an Aniline Finish. Presence of a slight wax content gives it a fine pull up effect. The Leather is soft to touch and hold, and more importantly carries a luxurious smell. 

A Range of Colours:

Italian Vegetable Tanned Leather

Clockwise: Blue Leather, Bordeaux Leather, Caramel Leather, Arancio Leather

Tan Leather

The above image shows Arancio Leather, which has been one of our best selling Leathers since we started. 

How do I know if the Vegetable Tanned Leather is Genuine?

The Full Grain Vegetable Tanned Leather we use is sourced from tanneries that are a part of the Genuine Italian Vegetable-Tanned Leather Consortium. This consortium is the exclusive owner of the registered trademark “Pelle Conciata al Vegetale in Toscana”.

The Quality Label, with a progressive serial number, is assigned to us after signing a contract of license. The Label stands for a guarantee of the origin and natural characteristics of Vegetable-Tanned Leather produced from the environment-friendly process of tanning. 

Blue Leather MacBook Pro Case

A Guarantee Label as seen above for the handcrafted MacBook Pro Case in Blue Leather

For more information on the Quality trade mark, click here

To conclude, here are Top Four Reasons for choosing Vegetable Tanned Leather:

  • Italian Origin Leather produced in Tanneries having cutting edge technology
  • By product of the food industry, implying that no animal is killed for its skin
  • Use of Natural Raw Materials from renewable sources
  • The Tannery we work with is LWG Gold certified, ensuring the leather is tanned responsibly against measures like traceability, resource consumption, and effluent treatment 

    For more information on Sustainability of our Vegetable Tanned Leather, click here

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