leather goods


Leather goods made in Italy: Veneto, Tuscany and Campania

Leather in All Shapes and Forms

From leather handbags and wallets to shoulder bags, clutches and business briefcases, leather is a versatile and classic material which produces a vast variety of beautiful and long-lasting products. The Florence Leather Market website is the ideal place to find an impressive variety of genuine leather goods.

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Leather goods manufacture: phases of leather working

First Phase of Leather Goods Manufacture: Skinning & Curing

The first stage in the leather goods manufacture process is skinning and curing. Skinning is the process of obtaining the animal skin for leather working. The skin must be removed from the animal after it has been killed, and also before the heat dissipates from the tissue.  

After this, the Curing process begins. Curing is done with salt, and this prevents the skin from decomposing between the time that it is obtained and the time that it is finally processed. It does this by removing any fluids or water from the skins, thereby preventing any bacteria from growing.

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Leather good manufacturers at Mipel 2017

The Beauty of Italian Leather Goods

One of the things that Italy is best known for, other than its incredible lakes, for example, Lake Garda, and mountain views, is the number of specialist leather good manufacturers. Whether you are looking to buy something as a gift, or you plan to treat yourself, you’ll find plenty of great choices. Italy boasts some of the best leather bag and shoe designers and manufacturers in Europe, so you are sure to find something to please.

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Handmade leather goods make great gifts

High quality products made from leather

Genuine leather bags, purses, clutches, briefcases and wallets make great gifts. They are always appreciated whether for Christmas, a birthday, an anniversary or as a surprise. Italian handmade leather business briefcases, travel bags and belts offer the very best handcrafted items whether for work or leisure. Real Italian leather goods provide the latest fashion accessories from stylish handbags to useful backpack purses, shoulder cross body bags and elegant, roomy shopping bags. When you talk about Italian leather goods, one word that springs to mind is “quality”. Each product is always purposely designed and hand made with “A” class leather.

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