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A peek into Gillio's production: visiting the tannery

29 June 2017
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Ever wonder how the beautiful hides of Gillio leather are created?

Our well-known epoca leathers are still coloured according to the ancient Italian traditions. Not a quick colour dye, but traditional vegetable tanning. This transformation from raw hides into beautifully dyed leather is a slow and astonishing process in wooden drums, based on the use of natural tannins and on the slow passage of time. This process is the most environmental-friendly, and it allows us to keep the uniqueness and versatility in the product.

Have a look at how the Gillio leathers are created in this video:

 
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