Certainly the oldest profession in the world is the craftsman!
Today our master will show us step by step the colouring procedures of hide and some useful tricks for an excellent result.
Enjoy the video and good luck ;)
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It's a decoration technique of hide consisting of engraving decorative motifs by an adjustable revolving knife,
a kit of graver to create the desired shapes through particular hammers.
On our You Tube channel you can watch come realizzare il tuo “bassorilievo” in cuoio. (How to create your relief in Hide).
Following we suggest you some drawings that you could enjoy ;)
The Russian hide, originating in Russia from a Russian districts known as KAZAN and ASTRAKAN, it was tanned with a secret mix of tannins, which it can be recognised by the birch wood, that releases its particular oil, that gave the product a unique and characteristic odour. Its production, with great sorrow, from all the European Nobilities, broke up forever, during the Russian revolution in 1917.
Thanks to Alessandro Vattimo that in this article illustrates his technique to make a paper model of our handmade article .
Because we have to design, before creating!
Want a clock in hide?
Would you like to make a unique gift?
Today we will help you make your handcrafted clock.
Customize the way of looking at the time, follow the processing steps and say hello to your clock in hide.
In this photo sequence, our friend Stefano Trentini will show us, step by step, how to create your beautiful case in hide.
Have fun creating!!!
Colourful, resistant, unique and original like your photos!
Find out how to make your leather/hide camera case!
Some books, and magazines dedicated to leather and hide and their craftsmanship.
What are the techniques craftsmen use?
In this section, an explanation on the methods that the masters in this field adapt when working with leather and hide.
A description on how cutting and sewing, our experts have produced some of their most interesting creations.
Different suggestions and useful information, to understand better this sector, and its various fields and why not, try to create your own leather object
This section is dedicated to news regarding curious and the extravagant world of leather and hide, for example the most strangest and bizarre techniques. The most unusual and extravagant work.
An online gallery with the most interesting, particular, extravagant and unique creations realized in the world, by craftsmen, artists or people who just do it for hobby, for profession or passion dedicate their time to working with this material.
A calendar with dates of the best manifestations, events, courses, fairs and other initiatives, related to the leather world, and leather promotions in Italy and Abroad.