Consortium

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.

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Vegetable-Tanned Leather of Tuscany: the definition

Vegetable-Tanned Leather of Tuscany: the definition

14.4.2017

To define vegetable-tanned leather it may be useful to report certain laws which relate to this issue. According to the European Directive no. 94/11/CE and the Italian D.M. dated April 11th, 1996 Leather is defined as follows: “A general term for hide or skin with its original fibrous structure more or less intact, tanned to be rot-proof. The hair or wool...

Our new headquarters: “casaconcia”

Our new headquarters: “casaconcia”

14.4.2017

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...

The signs of the time on changing communication

The signs of the time on changing communication

2.5.2017

Communication is certainly the most advanced human ability.  Human beings, dating back to the ancients, has always communicated: before only in oral way, then also with paperless and now with modern means, as smartphone and social network. In between a lot of innovations, technologies but above all a language which is changed on time and to plan. We communicate quickly, in an instant hundreds...

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