Italy has a long history and reputation for producing some of the highest quality leather in the world. So what makes Italian-made leather so much better? The answer lies with their leather making process.
Italian leather makers combine their years of tradition with modern technologies to produce some of the highest quality leather in the world. Whereas other countries nowadays manufacture mass-produced leather using chemical tanning processes, Italian leather makers use natural tannins from plant and vegetable extracts to produce their leather.
In comparison to other materials, handmade leather goods have many advantages. Whether it’s handmade handbags, shoulder bags, clutches or briefcases, leather wins hands down every time. Leather travel bags, belts, wallets and backpack purses have a distinctive smell: nothing beats the smell of real leather. Man-made materials on the other hand are usually manufactured with different chemicals that give off a strange smell. The smell of synthetic shoes can be much worse after wearing them all day. This is not the case with leather shoes. They offer breathability, letting air in to cool feet and stop them from giving off bad odours.
Leather tanning is a craft that can be traced back to the dawn of time. Ancient civilizations in prehistoric times used animal skins to take care of their basic needs. These animal hides were used to make shelter, clothing, carpets and decorative clothing.
As early as the 1300BC, leather was being used in Egypt. Primitive tribes were also using leather in Asia, Europe and North America, and developed its use independently of each other. During this period, a very basic tanning process of rubbing animal fats was most likely used. Another process used during this period was smoking, and it was probably discovered through chance
Handmade shoulder bags are handcrafted bags with straps that are long enough to thread your arm through and hang on your shoulder. They are typically larger than handbags and clutches and are a convenient way to carry your belongings.
Shoulder bags come in various types and are made from a variety of materials, but often the best are handmade from leather.
When wanting to buy a leather handbag, durability, style and practicality are important factors.Handmade handbags manufactured from genuine Italian leather have all these qualities and more. Genuine leather goods like shoulder bags, cross body bags, shopping bags, belts, wallets and handbag are handcrafted to perfection. Stylish and sophisticated handbags are ideal for work and leisure making the ultimate fashion accessory. Italian leather handmade handbags are associated with elegance and quality while having strong links to tradition. Designed and handmade with A class leather, you can expect an excellent product refined in every seam and insert.