June 24th, 2014

Speaking Leather

IN: Leather

It’s no surprise that we live and breathe leather while carefully crafting each item. Lately, we’ve become a little obsessed with speaking the lingo too.

Leather noun.

le-therA material made from the skin of an animal by tanning or a similar process. (simplified)

 

Here, we share a few leather translations in different languages:  

Cuero – Spanish

جلد – Arabic

Cuir – French

Pelle – Italian

Läder – Swedish

가죽 – Korean

皮革- Chinese (traditional)

Skórzany – Polish

לעדער – Yiddish

Leathar – Irish

Leer – Dutch

Nahka – Finnish

Skinn – Norwegian

 

 

 

 

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June 10th, 2014

Leather Tips: Handle With Care

IN: DIY, Leather, Product

When you buy a wallet like our THIN BOLD WALLET in rustic saddle leather, you admire the rustic beauty and a broken-in feel. It’s vegetable-tanned, aniline, milled shoulders, and 100% Italian.

 

Can we say…

Rustic Saddle Leather

You may know this, but leather ages beautifully! Yes, it may take time, but with a little bit of patience and the right technique there are a few things you should do no matter which look you prefer.…

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May 30th, 2014

Same Hide, Different Textures – How Do They Do It?

IN: Articles, Leather

If you’ve spent time browsing Leatherology or other leather sites, you’ve probably seen terms like ‘full grain’ and ‘corrected grain’ referring to specific items. But do you know what they mean? There’s more to it than just making you think you’re getting a fancy cut of leather.

(Image above show swatches from our Terra, Classico, and Timeless collection – top to bottom)

 

One cow doesn’t just give you one type of leather.…

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