The leather encyclopaedia is packed full of all things leather, to help you learn with our encyclopaedia of leather facts, its alike a massive dictionary about how leather is made, what is made from leather, how to care for leather, repairing leather and where leather comes from and its full history. We hope you enjoy our leather information site.

This information portal is packed full of all type of things leather, including fake materials and what types of animals leather comes from including types of fish, from car leathers to leather handbags, to leather jackets and leather sofas, including how to make leather shoes, we have written about everything.

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This information portal about leather is being updated continually, as fresh new content is written it will be posted here, as with all things leather its contents may vary from person to person and tannery to tannery. The purpose of this leather encyclopaedia site is to bring information about leather its history, where its come from and how its sustainable and great for the environment.

Leather is a byproduct of the food chain and if not used would cause major worldwide health issues with piles of rotting skins and the smell it would cause.

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