Olive Green Leather is tanned with a 100 percent organic tanning agent made of purely aqueous olive leaf extract – similar to brewing tea.
Tanned in Europe on the south German hides, Hides are delivered fresh (hides are chilled instead of wet salted). Environmental standards of the tanneries. GOLD by LWG (Leather Working Group)
Olive Green Leather uses 100 percent natural wet-green technology in the tanning process to achieve mineral-free tanning. Wet-green tanning extracts is made from fallen olive leaves, much like making tea. These olive leaved are a byproduct of olive production. Traditionally they are burned and now their collection in the Mediterranean region creates a sustainable wage for many adults. Wet-green received a cradle to cradle GOLD certification and enables the production of biodegradable leather. Wet-green received a PLANTIMUM Material Health Rating.
Olive Green Leather is one of the first truly sustainable design leathers- from the hides themselves to the use of fallen leaves in the tanning extract. We will customize any design in our line up to suit your individual taste and the level of comfort you desire.
CUSTOM MEASUREMENTS, MADE FOR YOU.
The Leather Tanning Process Is Constantly evolving. Following are the benefits and best uses for each of our leathers:
Oldest method of tanning leather dating back to 11th century. Aitisanal tanning method – production time can be as long as two months.
Tanning agents are natui al tannins – extracts front natural plant sources such as wood, bark and leaves.
Rich, warm earthy colors
Will age gracefully and change in color over time. Firm, sturdy hand making this tannage ideal for footwear, luggage and accessories as well as some furniture applications.
Patented in the late 19th century, only 120 yeai s old. Accounts foi 80-90% of leather produced globally.
Tanning agent utilized is chromium sulphate – chi ome compounds naturally occur in the environment.
Broad specti um of colors can be achieved. Patina will occur in natural aniline tannages
Offers variety of textures and looks. The soft hand makes it ideal for furnishings, accessories and designer-focused applications in residential and commercial projects.
Developed in 2006, the latest technology in tanning leather.
Fallen leaves from the olive tree are utilized as the tanning agent in this organically tanned leather type.
Broad spectrum of colors can be achieved.
Ideal for furnishings, accessories and designer focused applications in residential and commercial projects where a mineral-free option is desired.