A look at how the process of vegetable tanning leather has evolved over time and the effects it has had on extract use, the leather industry, the leather produced and its uses.
The story of the Metta Catharina and her cargo of Russian leather which came to be found in Plymouth Sound. The qualities of this ancient leather and where it can be seen today.
Generally speaking you would think that in these modern times the craftsmanship skills upon which modern manufacturing has been built have been lost in the rush to robots and services that the world seems to delight in. So it astonishing to think that we can write a headline that even suggests governments get the message […]