ShBlog 23: Know your leathers (1/8)
Millions of years of leatherworking, craft traditions and technological advancements make leather one of the most explored natural materials through human history. While most will appreciate the beauty of good leather, it can be a confusing material to understand, especially when purchasing original leather products, such as shoes, bags, wallets, and the likes.
So, we’re dedicating the next few ShBlogs to talking about different kinds of leather – full grain, top grain, genuine, suede, corrected, patent – and what makes each of them unique, what you should be paying more for and how to distinguish between each.
Image source: www.leathermilk.com