The Genuine Italian Vegetable-Tanned Leather Consortium brings together 22
tanneries, all operating in Tuscany, in the area between Pisa and Florence, and sharing the same standards of production.
In the Tuscan Leather District, high quality vegetable-tanned leather, the renown Vacchetta, is still produced according to ancient methods.


Many have a story to tell,

signs to show,

a truth to declare.


The trademark Pelle Conciata al Vegetale in Toscana

The trademark Pelle Conciata al Vegetale in Toscana


One of the fundamental activities of Genuine Italian Vegetable Tanned Leather Consortium is to protect, discipline and regulate the production of  Pelle Conciata al Vegetale in Toscana and to make it known to designers, producers and consumers. Pelle Conciata al Vegetale in Toscana is not simply a product, it’s also a conceptual interpretation of “luxury”:  luxury intended as a high-quality natural material...

Our new headquarters: “casaconcia”

Our new headquarters: “casaconcia”


A project started over two years ago, with the paperwork signed and the beginning of the renovation works that would have shaped “casaconcia“, our new headquarters.  The Genuine Italian Vegetable Tanned Leather Consortium has finally moved into a part of  the historical building of “Conceria dell’Orologio” in Ponte a Egola. A building restored to become a multi-purpose auditorium for the...

Tattoos reveal our personality

Tattoos reveal our personality


Tattoos tell a lot about us and our personality, they are signs of our expectations, of our history and our experiences. They sometimes represent our hidden dreams. Tattoos for many people are merely a sign of mass homologation or of transgression, but actually they are only a way of affirming individuality and telling to the world a little bit about us...



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