Tag Archives: natural

  • Why Wool?

    Shutterstock.com © Katarzyna Mazurowska Facts & Figures   Wool has unique characteristic and possess very special properties, which can not be matched by other fibres. Due to complex protein structure wool fibre outstands with its resilience, elasticity and durability.  It has extraordinary abilities of humidity exchange, making it a perfect isolation medium. Especially thicker felted [...] More
  • What is felt and it’s origin?

    The opinions, where wool-felt has his roots are still controversial. But one is known, sheep is the first domesticated animal and felted wool probably the first textile used by humans. Since wool has good biodegradable properties, it makes difficult to archeologist to be certain about the human knowledge of felt and its manufacture. Scientific estimates …

  • What are specifics of vegetable-tanned leather?

    You cannot expect flawless homogeneous surface, even color distribution and same weather resistance you might know from products made from chrome tanned leather. The vegetable tanning process imparts the typical natural characteristics, which makes each leather piece unique. There might be small marks from insect bites or scars on the leather surface, which are not [...] More
  • Why vegetable tanned leather?

    What is the technology behind leather tanning?  The leather making process is one of the oldest technology and started to be developed with the meat consume. There are different methods of preparing animal hides and skins for future utilization as leather. Tanning is the process of treating animal skins to produce leather - a durable [...] More
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