The tradition of leather craft in Florence


12670723_10154169043828086_103929636544308249_nThe art of leather has been practiced in Florence since the Middle Ages and The Leather Guild was one of the main Guilds playing an important role in governing the Florentine Republic. From raw skins that were mostly imported from northern Europe and the Orient, the craftsmen produced fine clothing through special tanning and other subsequent processes. This craft has acquired international importance, when Catherine de Medici with her dowry brought to France leather accessories made by Florentine artisans, which immediately gained wide popularity. Pierotucci continues to respect the traditions of leather production: http://www.pierotucci.com/en

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The Leather art coat of arms

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About Pierotucci

Since 1972 Pierotucci has been designing and producing classic Italian Leather goods for men & women, including leather bags, leather handbags and purses, leather jackets and leather accessories such as wallets, gloves, belts and much more.
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