Categories for Leather Care

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

What You Need to Know About Ostrich Leather

March 23, 2021

Whether you’re a leatherworker in Baton Rouge, LA or you simply admire leather for its strength, beauty and warmth, there are many different types of leather that have their own individual characteristics and attributes. One of the most sought-after raw materials is ostrich leather—it’s been highly prized since the 1850s.... View Article

Care Tips for Exotic Leather

March 5, 2021

If you’re in the market for a new pair of boots, a belt, purse or wallet, you should always consider going with exotic leather. Exotic leather products made from alligator, crocodile, snake or ostrich all look fantastic and are incredibly durable. However, you’ll need to perform a little TLC to... View Article

How to Waterproof Your Leather Products

February 19, 2021

Just like our skin, all leather goods are somewhat porous. While leather does have some natural waterproofing abilities, it’s not 100 percent waterproof. To keep your leather looking its best for as long as possible, it’s essential to apply a waterproofing agent every couple of months. The good news is... View Article

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