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The Irresistible Beauty of Vegetable-Tanned Leather

You may have noticed that our leather looks quite different from most leather out there. (And if you've ordered one of our products, you've probably noticed that our leather feels very different too!)

There's a simple reason for this: our leather is made differently from most leather out there. Our leather is vegetable-tanned, which means it's been tanned in the traditional way using plant extracts and tannins from tree bark. Only 10% of world leather production is vegetable-tanned; most leather is "chrome-tanned" in a process that uses chromium salts.

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