Vegetable Tanned Leather

wallet made from vegetable tanned leather

Leather Terminology / Leather Types


Definition of Vegetable Tanned Leather

Vegetable tanned leather is leather which has been made through vegetable tanning.

Despite its tedious tanning process, vegetable tanned leather is known for outstanding natural leather characteristics such as:

  • Thick and hard-wearing
  • Biodegradable
  • An earthy, natural feel
  • Durable and long-lasting
  • A rich leather patina as it ages
  • A more organic feel
  • A rich brown color

Example of Vegetable Tanned Leather in a Sentence

"Vegetable tanned leather products are unique, look and feel natural, and last longer than synthetic tanned leather."

Synonyms: veg tan leather, roller leather, tooling leather

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Written by Ryan Popoff

Ryan Popoff is the creative mind behind Popov Leather wallets, iPhone cases, belts, watch bands and journals since 2013. With a Bachelor Degree in Fine Arts, my leatherworking journey began at home. I wanted to create a simple leather wallet that could fit into my front pocket and — to my delight — it was a hit with family and friends. Hopefully you love our honest, quality leather goods too! Read more