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Leather Patina: The Beauty In Aging

Leather Patina, what is it? Well, if you’ve ever owned something made from vegetable tanned leather you will know what I’m talking about. For those of you who haven’t, let me fill you in on the magic that is patina. Much like an autobiography is to a person is what patina is to leather. It’s the character and personality that develops over time as your leather ages, it’s very own life story. The sun, moisture, heat, dirt and your natural body oils are what creates the patina as the leather absorbs all life around it. Over time it develops a sheen in some places while other areas may become darker, it really all comes down to the way it is...

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