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The world's best material for shoes

What is the world's best material for shoes?  Leather, no doubt. Leather is a durable and flexible material created by tanning animal rawhide and skin, often cattle hide.  Leather is the term used for a hide that has been tanned and turned into a product ready to use for a final shed product (shoes, leather goods, upholstery, etc.) Tanning is the chemical process applied to a hide to stop its natural decomposition. There are different types of tanning:  Veg tan tanning, Chrome tanning, Synthetic tanning.  It is important to understand that rawhides are a byproduct of the meat industry.  Long time ago, an old master tanner explained to me... "as long as people eat meet there will be hides available to make leather,  no...

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