The Vegetable Tanned split goat skins are purely vegetable tanned, and are considered a very economical "Nacked" bookbinding and restoration leather. The slightly brownish color comes from the vegetable tanning. New to our inventory are dyed versions of these split skins . These skins are split to a substance of approximately 0.6mm thick.
The Mineral Tanned split goatskins have excellent redying and waxing properties. Skins are able to achieve bright colors. The slightly blueish color comes from the mineral tanning. Suitable for filling, book edge repair and book inlays. 2nd quality skins generally have defects often caused by the extremely fine paring, which is prepared to an approximate substance of 0.4mm.