Archive for June 10, 2016
Leather speaks of timeless values, of people who know what they stand for, and for quality that endures. Used by humans for thousands of years for clothing, shelter and many other purposes, leather is durable and beautiful at the same time. Fine leather goods speak to a tradition of simple quality, where elegance and good taste have no need to shout to be heard.
Leather: a brief history
Actually the history of leather is anything but brief. It has been used by humans for thousands of years, and has become identified with enduring quality. The ancient Romans even made sails out of leather for their boats. It was worn by fashionable Egyptian women. Around the world, leather was used to make the goods of war and peace: furniture, tents, weapons, shields, body armor, water carri