Archive for June 1, 2016
Dating back to the Roman Empire, fine leather goods and products have been in wide use. From its humble beginnings as sails on boats to tents, furniture, body armor, and weapons, and ultimately into the wardrobes of the most fashionable of Egyptian women, leather has had a long and varied role in mankind’s history. Today, it makes up four items in the average consumers outfit at any given time.
If you’ve ever shopped for fine leather goods, you’ve probably asked yourself at one point or other if what you were holding was top quality leather or an imitation knockoff. Perhaps you’ve seen those stamped brands – - genuine leather, top-grain leather, or full-grain leather – - inside your bags or on the