How To Recognize Real Leather ?

How To Recognize Real Leather ?

Products such as leather shoes, wallets and belts that we use in our daily lives create similar questions in all of our minds. Is the product I bought genuine leather? What is the material used? In order to eliminate these question marks in your mind, we have explained the easy-to-understand techniques of the skin.

Many leather products sold in the market are artificial leather. Artificial leather is created by turning PVC into fine tissues. Since artificial leather is airtight and its raw material consists of plastic, it contains carcinogenic substances. It is very dangerous for human health. Artificial leather is deformed very quickly. It is always better to prefer genuine leather, not artificial leather, in terms of both health and quality.

So how do we know whether the leather we will buy is artificial leather or real leather?

1-Scraping Test
If a scar remains when you scrape the top of the skin with the tip of your fingernail 
and slowly returns to its original state, it is the real skin. When scratched on artificial
leather, there is no scar.

2-Fever Test When you set fire to the surface of the artificial leather with the help of a lighter,
the artificial leather starts to deform quickly. Real leather, on the other hand,
is not deformed unless it is directly exposed to fire.

3-Smell Test Real leather has a distinctive scent, like the pages of a book. Once you smell that scent,
it is possible to recognize the real leather.
4-Touch Test
Artificial leather is generally thin and feels plastic when touched, it is flexible. 
Real leather, on the other hand, feels it has a more textured and voluminous surface
when you hold it between your two fingers. It is thicker than artificial leather.
The touch test is just like the smell test. Once you touch real leather, you can easily distinguish it from artificial leather.

5- Needle Puncture Test If the tip of the needle is pricked into the leather product with the help of a needle,
if it passes through the skin, it is artificial leather. But if you have difficulty inserting the needle,
if it does not prick easily, it is genuine leather. 6-Price In the market, artificial leathers are sold for half the price of real leathers or even one third of them.
Real leather is never cheap. Real leather features: Real leather has a higher quality and more natural appearance. There are natural micro indentations and protrusions in the texture of the skin. It has a soft surface.
Genuine leather is more durable. It is not easily torn or deformed. · Parts have different surfaces. While some of it is striped, another part has a different texture. All leather texture is the same in artificial leather. If you pay attention to the tests described above, you can easily distinguish between real leather and fake leather.


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How to Clean Leather Jacket

How to Clean Leather Jacket

Washing machines and dryers are definitely not suitable for cleaning your leather clothes. The high heat and water received by the skin in the washing machine disrupt the structure of the skin and peeling and swelling may occur on the skin. You wouldn't want to see your favorite leather jacket spoiled, would you? Then you shouldn't even use the washing machine and leather jacket in the same sentence. In addition, in some searches about leather cleaning, you may come across results such as "How many degrees should the leather jacket be washed? This is all information pollution. As we said before, real leather is a natural product and water contact can change its structure.

You may love walking in rainy weather, but your leather jacket doesn't like it as much as you do. Our advice is not to use your leather jacket in the rain. However, if you are wearing a leather jacket when you are caught in the rain, try not to get as wet as possible. Despite the precautions you take, even if your jacket is wet, all you can do is let it dry at room temperature. Heater etc. to speed up the drying process of your jacket. Do not use any methods.

One of the curious questions is: "Is the leather jacket ironed?" We give an answer to this question that will make you happy. You can iron your wrinkled leather jacket, but of course not like ironing normal clothes. While doing this; Use your iron on a dry and low setting and always put a cloth on the leather jacket. Do not take too long to iron.

Slightly feathered leathers such as suede and nubuck are shaved during processing. These shaving powders can come off on your clothes. Experiencing such a situation does not indicate that you have received a bad or poor quality product. In order to prevent shaving dust, you can brush your suede jacket in the direction of our feather yacht with the help of a brush and dry sponge. Scrub; It is very useful for leather. Thus, dirt does not accumulate on your leather garment and the leather remains as fresh as the first day.

We know that leather clothing is a passion. In order to continue using your leather clothes fondly for many years, we recommend that you leave care to professional hands and prefer dry cleaning. In addition, if you think your jacket needs repair, we recommend that you do not take any action without consulting us. We never want anything bad to happen to your leather jacket.

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How Do You Decorate the Notebook?

How Do You Decorate the Notebook?

Thousands of different books are sold on the stationery and on the Internet. However, the photograph of a loved artist or patterns in different colors can be easily made by the notebook owners. Dozens of different methods are used to decorate notebooks, the most commonly used notebook decorating techniques are:For an original and colorful notebook, small pictures such as stickers and stickers can be used at home, you can stick all the stickers you find on the front and back covers of the notebook. You can draw any figure you like by sewing in a hard cover notebook, for example, flower, diamond and heart figures are often used. A personalized notebook can be obtained by sticking colored, patterned and plain paper tapes to the notebook covers in a random order. Covering the notebooks with aging jeans can provide a magnificent notebook, and the pens will be carried in a stylish way by using the pocket parts of the jeans. Stickers suitable for all ages and tastes are the easiest option among notebook decoration techniques, and also adhesive foils used for furniture and walls can be used.  Stamps and glitter are preferred for a stylish and attractive notebook decoration. After decorating the outer surface of the notebook, a notebook with excellent design can be used with in-book decorating techniques. To decorate the inside of the notebook, small stickers can be attached to the text spaces, signatures or small pictures can be drawn. Decorating techniques with a nice appearance will increase motivation to use notebooks and study. At the same time, decorating notebooks used in meetings and offices helps to make a personal design. Colored and highlighter pens can be used on the inner and outer surface of the notebook. Colorful paints are an effective decorating method for personalizing and designing the notebook. You can have the most beautiful notebooks by using crayons, felt and ropes at hand.

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How to Care for a Leather Wallet?

How to Care for a Leather Wallet?

Ordering handmade leather products shows that you have a good enjoyment and know the appreciate the value of leather products, but still we wanted to give brief information about how you can extend the life of the leather product.

Persistence in our modern age, where everything is consumed and thrown away, you can leave your children and even grandchildren with handcrafted leather goods. The high-quality leather wallet is beautiful as you use it. As it ages, it gains character and its true value is understood over the years. One of its most important features is its long life. By taking care of your leather wallet in a few simple ways, you can extend its life and maintain its durability.

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How To FindThe Perfect Traveler's Notebook Size For You

How To FindThe Perfect Traveler's Notebook Size For You

The number one question we are asked and that we see on facebook groups is "How do I know what size I need?" or "What size will work best for me?"  Buying a Traveler's Notebook is considered a investment by some, a hobby, a addiction or a self indulgence.  We have many friends who spend time picking out their perfect leather quill and it will last them forever.  Other friends order them 2 and 3 at a time, in every color and multiple sizes.  Our favorite quote is "You do you boo!"
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Coffee Sacks Totes

Coffee Sacks Totes

Hey but…how beautiful coffee sacks are? I love them!

Here are some recycled bags … that, with the addition of leather handles and some original details are transformed into beautiful totes!

Inside there are two magnetic snaps to close the bag and a roomy pocket for your cell phone and keys.

How about it?

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Custom faux leather bags

Here are some of my bags in Lucy model faux leather.

Starting from the basic model I customized each of these bags depending on the customer requests.

Available in two sizes (39 x 26 x 11 cm or 39 x 31 x 11 cm) you can choose the lining (plain, striped or patterned fabrics), customize the handles (long or short, genuine leather or faux leather, with snap hooks or rivets), the closure (magnet button or zip), number and type of internal pockets and choose the metal hardware… so it is a fully customizable bag!

… and maybe it can also be nice to have the purse matched to the bag! retrò style, made of the same lining fabric! or a lovely leather heart-shaped keychain with your name …

Moreover, without additional costs, there is the possibility to engrave your initials on a leather label attached to the outside or inside of the bag or engrave the handles …

The customers were very satisfied … and I’m really happy about that!

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