Type of Leather: Solid Vegetable Tanned Cow Leather
Leather Thickness: Vegetable leather thickness 2.5-3.0mm
Dimensions: L 13.2"(33cm)*H 10.5"(27cm)*W 4.2"(11cm)
Adjustable and Detachable Shoulder Strap
Vegetable tanned Leather : The fair type of leather
VEGETABLE TANNED LEATHER IS NON-TOXIC LEATHER/ECO-FRIENDLY LEATHER.Vegetable-tanned leather,does not contain any toxic substance such as azo-dyes, nickel, PCP or chrome VI and is highly tolerable for people that suffer from metal related allergies.
Vegetable-tanned leather is tanned using tannin and other ingredients found in vegetable matter, such as tree bark prepared in bark mills, and other such sources. It is supple and brown in color, with the exact shade depending on the mix of OILS AND SPICES and the color of the skin. It is the only form of leather suitable for use in leather carving or stamping. Vegetable tanned leather is superior to leather tanned with mineral products (chrome). The vegetable method use natural tannins. This natural substance can be found in many different trees and vegetables. It is sometimes contained in the bark, in the leaves, in the wood or in the fruits as well as in the roots.
These natural tannin extracts (namely chestnut- and quebracho tree-) make the vegetable-tanned leather unique and easily to be recognized from leather tanned with other methods. The vegetable tanning is still nowadays among the others tanning methods the most classical, the most traditional, the only one able to give leather unique characteristics, the most natural, the most environmental-friendly. It is able to join comfort and look, fashion and tradition, uniqueness and versatility of the product.
Vegetable-tanned leather products become older without ruining. The natural ageing does not compromise its resistance and gives it a vintage look with warm colour shades showing evidence of being a natural product. Designers can find a material able to add value to a project of fashion, consumers can find a product that gains value with the passing of time.
A product that is manufactured with vegetable-tanned can be easily recycled at the end of its life, thanks to its chemical-biological characteristics.Vegetable-tanned leather,does not contain any toxic substance such as azo-dyes, nickel, PCP or chrome VI and is highly tolerable for people that suffer from metal related allergies.
So if you are thinking about getting a new pair of shoes, or handbag or another accessory, look around for products done with veg tanned leather, you’d love the comfort and also you can be testimonial that their ageing render them more vintage.
Of course the item will be a little bit more expensive, but it is worthwhile.