The Origin of Leather

Leather has played an important role in the development of civilization. From prehistoric times man has used the skins of animals to satisfy his basic needs. He has used hides to make clothing, shelter, carpets and even decorative attire. To the Egyptian lady, a fur piece was highly prized as her jewelry. From leather, man-made footwear, belts, clothing, containers for liquids, boats and even armor.

The Origin of Leather

The leather is the end product of the processing of raw skins or hides. The raw material comes from the killing of animals like cow, pig, goat or sheep. People eat the meat and tanners process the skin. Skin biologically consist gelatin which is a kind of protein.

After chemical treatment, protein turns to leather which becomes not easily putrefied and can be reproduced to useful leather articles. Whenever there are exist of human beings, there are breeding of animals. Man eats animal meats and we have the byproduct leather.

So leather can be named as regenerated natural resources replacing other materials like textile, plastic, rubber for human usage.

Other than that, animals like horse, camel, kangaroo, deer, fish, reptiles and birds can also be used for the production of leather which can suit our need. Most generally needed raw material is from bovine.

J.D Leather Goods can manufacture all kind of leather goods from different leather. Furthermore, you are able to provide your leather to manufacture your leather goods.