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What is Genuine Leather? The Complete Guide

  Genuine Leather: What is it? Is it a high-quality leather? When you're looking for your next leather briefcase or messenger bag, you’ll be faced with a lot of different options, so it’s important to understand the qualities of the leather to be able to make an informed decision. Lots of products are described as “genuine leather” but what does that mean for the quality and longevity of the product and are there better options out there? What is Genuine Leather? The term genuine leather is slightly misleading and it can confuse many buyers who believe they are getting high-quality leather goods. This is not always the case. If a product is marked as genuine leather, that just means it...

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What is Tooling Leather?

Real leathers are durable, luxury materials. They are perfect for crafting high-quality goods that stand the tests of time.  What is Tooling Leather? The Expert Guide There are a number of ways to decorate and embellish leather with patterns to add those special touches that make them personal or sentimental. One of the most common ways to do this is using something called tooling leather. What is Tooling Leather? Tooling leather is the material used for tooling (or embellishing) patterns onto leather goods. It acts as a canvas for often intricate and hand crafted designs. In theory a tooling leather can be any type of leather although some may be harder to work with than others. Because of the craftsmanship...

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What is Nappa Leather?

Nappa leather, or Napa leather, is a variety of high-quality leather often used for luxury goods, but what exactly sets Nappa leather apart from other leathers, and what are some of the very best Nappa leather goods available on the market in 2023? What is Nappa Leather? Nappa leather is characteristically incredibly soft, smooth and strong. The term itself can describe a variety of thicknesses and cuts but it is typically made from lamb, kid, or sheep skin using the best quality parts of the hide. Its lack of a concrete definition means that lots of different products are described as ‘Napa leather’ including leather bags, furniture and even clothing.  The term Nappa, generally, is descriptive of the tanning process...

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How Is Leather Made?

When it comes to luxury goods, there are very few materials that are of a better quality than genuine full grain leathers. The real question is, how is leather made and what makes the final product so high quality?    How Is Leather Made? Leather hides can come from a number of animals but the most common sources of leather in the US are cows and buffalo. There are several stages involved in the process that helps to transform what is essentially a by-product of meat consumption, into a usable and desirable luxury material that is used for bags, belts and plenty of other day-to-day wares. In the first instance, most fresh hides will be soaked in salt to help clean...

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Top 5 Women's Leather Laptop Bags

A high-quality women’s leather laptop bag is an absolute staple. We have busy lives, we’re always on the go and we need our wardrobes (and accessories) to be able to keep up. We’ve picked our top 5 favorite leather laptop bags for women this year to help you find both style and comfort, and maybe more importantly, help you to ensure that your laptop and other belongings are kept safe and sound. Why Choose Real Leather For Your Laptop Bag? Leather is a really popular option for heavy-wear items like bags, purses, belts and shoes. It’s a material that offers a lot of benefits that make it perfect for a laptop bag. Whether you need something sturdy for your daily commute...

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