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  • Motorbike Leather: A Purchasing Guide for Leather Motorcycle Apparel  By : Bob McGuire
    Since the birth of the time of motorcycling, it was evident that something was considered necessary to protect the exposed human body from the elements. The likely solution was leather. The leather bike jacket, a style made accepted by such movie icons as James Dean and “the Fonz”, not simply serves as a fashion statement, but is an essential piece of equipment to any serious biker for keeping inviting, dry, and in one piece.
  • Gilding Leather  By : Leather Craft
    Gilding is the application of thin sheets of gold or other metal alloy such as copper or silver, to a surface. The sheets are hand or machine beaten until they are extremely malleable and thinner than the thickness of tissue paper. Gilding was often used as decoration on book covers or picture frames in the past, and gives a look of richness to objects.
  • All About Leather  By : Ultra Couture Design
    Leather is created through the tanning of hides and skins,
    converting the putrescible skin into a durable and long lasting
    material. Leather is not leather until the skin or hide has been
    tanned. The Leather Making Process British Standard BS 2780
    Definition of Leather

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