Materials used and source
Vegetable (Bag) Tan LeatherLocation- Nippani
Bag Tanning is the most eco friendly way of treating leather. It is a process which uses all natural materials such as Bark of Babul Tree, Myrobian Nut as tanning agents. There are only a handful of communities that still practise this and we are trying to preserve them through our model.
Chrome free leatherLocation- Chennai
Chrome- free tanning is manufactured without chromium during the tanning process, and there are no harmful chemicals. These hides are often called wet white because the processed leather often has a white coloring. The color itself can contain chemicals that can be potentially be damaging to the environment.
Thermoplactic Rubber soleLocation- Mumbai
Thermoplastic rubber or elastomers are an excellent choice from an environmental standpoint. TPE materials made from non-toxic recyclable plastics are highly eco-friendly. TPE consumes less energy during production than other materials and can often be recycled by molding or extruding.
The process of Vegetable (Bag) Tanning Leather
What goes behind the making of your Desis
In the words of our artisans
At DesiHangover, we believe that a strong pillar of building a resilient community is to ensure that future generations get the right access to education and resources. Keeping this in mind we started and fund a local school for the artisan community that has shaped over the years