Blog providing technical information about skins, hair-on hides and tanned leathers, and a buyers' guide to tanned leather in South America.
Sunday, April 20, 2008
What is leather?
Leather is a material created through the tanning of hides and skins of, primarily cattlehide. The tanning process converts the putrescible skin into a durable, long-lasting and versatile natural material for various uses.