Category Archives: Italian Leather manufacturing

How do we manufacture leather goods

5 tips on recognizing genuine from fake leather

Many tourists visiting Florence are constantly asking “Where can we buy leather goods in Florence?” For centuries, Florence has been the most important region in Italy for leather goods, and depending on your personal preferences, you can choose so many … Continue reading

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Coming together Piece by Piece, Fortunata

The new Patchwork Collection from the FORTUNATA Italian Leather Handbags, is the ultimate in one of a kind bags. Each and every panel is composed individually using the artistic talents of the Pierotucci in staff designers. “This is what we … Continue reading

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Get a Handle on Benny Goodmen and Pierotucci | Just keep Roll’em

What does Benny Goodman, his jazz clarinet and Pierotucci have in common? Ok, probably not much  Yet, at the same time both excel in some pretty good rolling.  It’s just that Benny Goodmen does it in rhythm and Pierotucci … Continue reading

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Experimenting with real models – does it make a difference?

Breaking out of the mold is always a bit daunting, one is always second guessing the wisdom of doing something different then what has always been done.  Of course, tradition has its good points. – we are in the business … Continue reading

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Working from the inside out, the skeleton of a leather handbag

Marco, at Pierotucci Italian leather factory is working on one of the Toscanella leather handbags. As you can see he has assembled the lining first, starting with the characteristic 100% all cotton striped lining, padded with a ridge protection and reinforcement. … Continue reading

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When it says MADE in ITALY

When Pierotucci writes MADE in ITALY on their labels, they mean everything is from Italy both the leather and the buckle. Italian #leatherbelts What could be better than a reversible – MADE in ITALY leather belt?  Black on one side … Continue reading

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What is the Cuoio Collection from Florence Italy?

It seems almost impossible that the same supple leather that is used to make leather jackets and gloves can be applied to create rigid boxes for holding pens, business cards, cigars and reading glasses.  But using the antique traditions of … Continue reading

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