Blog | Acadian Leather - Part 4

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Choosing the Best Leather for Your Accessories

October 5, 2021

Accessories provide both fashion and function. As you select the best accessories to suit your lifestyle, it’s important to understand which materials work best for each accessory. For example, what is the best type of leather for wallets? And what type of leather for boots is best? Use this guide... View Article

Tips for Choosing the Right Handbag Style

September 21, 2021

Handbag styles are as diverse as the people who carry them. From standard handbags to custom handbags, the choices are nearly limitless. Which one is the right handbag style for you? Use the following tips to determine what style suits you best. Which material? When deciding on handbag styles, material... View Article

The Leather Tanning Process

August 31, 2021

In existence for thousands of years, the tanning process is an essential part of creating beautiful leather goods. There are several steps that make up the tanning process, each just as important as the last. Without proper tanning, the animal hide can easily rot, rendering it unusable. Tanning is also... View Article

Caring for Alligator Hide

August 17, 2021

Alligators have a tougher hide than most other game animals in Louisiana. As with most animal hides, it requires certain tools to properly skin an alligator. Good alligator hide is valuable and often used to make exquisite items like purses, leather shoes and more. That’s why it’s important to know... View Article

Conservation of Alligators in Louisiana: A Responsible Industry

August 11, 2021

There’s a lot getting done to help ensure the survival of alligators, crocodiles and similar reptiles. In fact, in the last 50 years, Louisiana’s population of wild alligators went from less than 100,000 to more than 2 million. This is thanks in large part to the work of the Louisiana... View Article