How Can You Tell the Difference between Real Ostrich Leather and Fake Ostrich Leather?

Posted by Administrator on 12/29/2012 to Leather Craft
real ostrich leatherIs it real or fake ostrich leather? How do you know? To the untrained eye good fake ostrich leather can look as good as the real thing, and at a fraction of the price, can seem like a real bargain. As with most luxury, in demand items, there is a huge market worldwide for copycat products, and this includes exotic leathers. The unsuspecting, or unprepared shopper can find themselves overpaying for ostrich leather products only to find out later that they purchased a fake. So, how can you tell the difference between real and fake ostrich?

Here is some valuable information to help you know the difference.

Stingray Leather – A Long History of Beauty and Function

Posted by Administrator on 12/25/2012 to Leather Craft
stingray leatherStingray leather has a very long history filled with both function and beauty.   Because of it's composition, this is one of the toughest leathers in the world that, in centuries past, was used for armor for warriors and handle grips on Samurai swords.   With it's natural properties and inherent strength that is derived from it's basic composition, stingray leather has become one of the worlds most popular, enduring, and timeless choices for leather goods made by artisans around the world. 

Read more about the long storied history of one of nature's most treasured leathers.

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