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Tre Cime Shoes: ‘That’s why we chose vegetable tanned leather’

Tre Cime Shoes: ‘That’s why we chose vegetable tanned leather’

An artisan story that links four generations: Tre Cime Shoes is more than a brand, it is a piece of history of the Venetian footwear district. This is where the Zorzi family's adventure began, thanks to their great-grandfather, who used to make clogs, the typical shoe...

Quebracho wood: strong and rich in tannins

Quebracho wood: strong and rich in tannins

Nature offers wonderful treasures and Quebracho colorado is perhaps one of the most interesting due to its uniqueness. Its scientific name is Schinopsis Lorentzii and it is an evergreen plant that grows wild in the Chaco, a region between northern Argentina, Paraguay...

Nature Printing and tannin: the return to vegetable colours

Nature Printing and tannin: the return to vegetable colours

Since prehistoric times, tannin has played a crucial role in the creation of colours, as the first form of visual communication.  To get to the origins of the use of coloured pigments, we have to go back about 70,000 years, when Neanderthal man sprinkled the...

Tannin and sustainability in vegetable tanned leather

Tannin and sustainability in vegetable tanned leather

We often emphasise how vegetable tanned leather with tannins is to be preferred over synthetic materials and other leathers tanned with mineral-based products. Its elegance, beauty, unique scent and touch improve over time, taking on traces of our lives. Used for the...

Pelletteria Coryum: a journey back in time

Pelletteria Coryum: a journey back in time

The Pelletteria Coryum is located in the historic center of Cerveteri, a town close to Rome in the Lazio region famous for its UNESCO World Heritage Necropolis. An evocative place, dating back to Etruscan-Roman times, which perfectly reflects the spirit of the brand,...

Athison: the woven beauty

Athison: the woven beauty

“One tends to think that Nature must be perfect. Unfortunately (or fortunately) this is not the case. The winning characteristic of natural products is their irregularity.” Massimiliano D’Ambrosi, Chief Executive Director of Manifattura di Domodossola, sums up in this...

The thousands properties of tea tannins

The thousands properties of tea tannins

Tannin is present in all plant species, even if in very different concentrations. For example, in tea leaves! As a consequence, tea is rich in tannin, and it’s an excellent drink. The third most consumed drink in the world, after water and coffee, and this also thanks...