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Why do I love leather?

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Why do I love leather?

Quality Full Grain Leather is a natural product that gets better as it ages, like a good vintage wine. This is a simple fact that sets leather apart from other materials including other natural fibre products like wool and cotton. The very first time you wash your new fabric item it starts to deteriorate and break down, even if to just a small degree. The more you handle your new leather bag, belt or wallet, the better it starts to look. General day to day handling of your item adds natural oils from your skin and helps polish the leather...

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What is Full Grain Leather?

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What is Full Grain Leather?

‘Full Grain’ is the top surface of the hide that has had the animal's hair removed and has undergone the tanning process. It is the premium surface leather that shows up natural character such as hair cells, veins and even blemishes such as the odd scratch, growth marks or even insect bites. These naturally occurring features enhance the look of the leather if processed in a quality tanning environment.Not all leather is Full Grain. Inferior hide selections (with extreme markings from unhealthy or poorly maintained animals) are often lightly sanded and/or polished to remove the worst of such defects. But...

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Come see us at Northwest Shopping Centre Shop WO41B, 1/7 Fred Taylor Drive, Massey, Auckland 0814 Phone: 092183139 Hours: Monday-Wednesday: 9am–6pm,Thursday: 9am–9pmFriday-Sunday: 9am–9pm

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TAKE CARE OF LEATHER

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TAKE CARE OF LEATHER

Leather is a living and natural material. A well-treated leather can become even more beautiful and unique over time. To extend your product's life, we advise you to waterproof it with a product adapted to your bag's leather (see below). Prolonged exposure to a strong light source (sun or artificial light) may alter the color of the leather over time. That's we advise you to put your product in its dustbag when you are not using it. For better results, we also recommend that you stuff your bag with paper so that it keeps its original shape. Close zips and...

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