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Among the various tanning methods, the vegetable tanning is still nowadays the most traditional, the most recognisable, the only one able to give leather unique characteristics. It is able to join comfort and look, fashion and tradition, uniqueness and versatility of the product.
The vegetable tanning process is based on the use of tannin, active ingredient responsible for the transformation of the animal hide into a compact and resistant material durable through the years. This natural substance can be found in many different trees and vegetables, in variable concentration according to the different species. These natural tannin extracts make the vegetable-tanned leather unique and easily distinguishable.
Vegetable-tanned leather absorbs the traces of our life, it matures without ruining. Vegetable tanning is a tanning process taking inspiration from nature and – in full harmony – to nature going back.
Vegetable-tanned leather does not contain any toxic substance harmful to man and it’s highly tolerable for those who suffer from metal related allergies.Vegetable-tanned leather productive cycle is strictly monitored to ensure a low impact on the environment:
• No animal is killed for its skin. On the contrary, the raw hides used by our tanneries are the discarded by-products of the food industry produci
ng meat for human consumption.
• Since it is tanned with natural tannins, a vegetable-tanned leather object can be easily disposed of at the end of its life, thanks to its chemical-biological characteristics.
• Many of the substances used during the tanning process are recovered, recycled and reused in different fields. • Vegetable-tanned leather, r
ecognizable from its trademark, does not contain any toxic substance such as azo-dyes, nickel, PCP or chrome IV

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