Exotic Leather Blog

How We Tan the American Crocodile

Posted by Abram Mendal on Dec 17, 2018 9:30:00 AM

To achieve the high-quality American crocodile skin (also known as acutus crocodile) needed for high-fashion, the skins must go through a process called tanning. Tanning an exotic skin is the crucial process in the transition of raw skin into leather. Without this, the skins are susceptible to bacterial growth and decomposition.

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Topics: custom tanning

Get a Leather Craft Education: Amblard Leather Atelier

Posted by Abram Mendal on Jun 14, 2018 10:13:35 AM

In our previous “Get a Leather Craft Education” article, we talked at length about The Shoe Surgeon School, which focused on the crafting of shoes specifically, and only focused on leather as a portion of the shoemaking process. Today, we’re going to be talking about a school closely related to April in Paris, Amblard Leather Atelier.

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Topics: custom tanning

Behind the Scenes of Exotic Leather: Tanning Beaver Tail Skin

Posted by Abram Mendal on Mar 12, 2018 6:09:38 AM

Tanned beaver tails have a surprisingly scaly texture to them.A lot of the fashion designers are curious about the tanning process for various exotic leathers. In fact, questions like “how do you tan ______?” are among the top few FAQs that Pan American Leathers gets.

So, in this blog article, we thought we’d share a little bit about the tanning process for one of our newest products: beaver tails!

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Topics: custom tanning, beaver tail skin