Footwear: the most commonly used types of leather

There are different types of leather used to make shoes, each with unique characteristics that give a different personality and durability to each shoe. The leather for footwear can come from a variety of animals, including cowhide, pigskin, sheepskin, kangaroo leather, and even exotic leather. In the footwear industry, bovine leather, particularly calf leather, is…

Tanning: the processes of leather tanning

Leather tanning is a process that leather must go through at an early stage. Tanning allows this raw material to be preserved, as well as its durability, and allows the leather to be prepared for further processing in other industries. It is known that this process exists for thousands of years, where initially simpler and…

Leather from the origins until nowadays

The Origin of the Leather

Leather is a material almost as old as humanity. A natural second skin to wear that has provided humanity with protection, warmth and elegance for thousands of years. What is the origin of the leather and is this material still up to date? From the Begining of the Leather Early humans needed to hunt meat.…