One of the fundamental activities of Genuine Italian Vegetable Tanned Leather Consortium is to protect, discipline and regulate the production of Pelle Conciata al Vegetale in Toscana and to make it known to designers, producers and consumers.
Pelle Conciata al Vegetale in Toscana is not simply a product, it’s also a conceptual interpretation of “luxury”: luxury intended as a high-quality natural material obtained with a handicraft and manual production process, produced entirely in Tuscany without delocalization in healthy and safe workplaces with particular attention paid to environmental sustainability.
Guidelines for the use of Pelle Conciata al Vegetale in Toscana
The trademark “Pelle Conciata al Vegetale in Toscana” refers to the product, specifically to the hides and other items made with hides in full compliance with the requirements of the technical specifications, a document that set physical, chemical and territorial parameters which a leather must respect to use the trademark. Production process, in its qualifying phases, must be carried out entirely on Tuscan territory and every leather produced with the trademark Pelle Conciata al Vegetale in Toscana must respect a technical data sheet with specific benchmarks whose values, in some cases, are more restrictive than those provided by the standard UNI 10885-2012. The compliance with Technical Specifications is not a voluntary agreement of tanneries, but a fundamental requirement for being part of Consortium.
And then the final consumer will be sure that the products purchased has been guaranteed by Consortium, that is realized with genuine vegetable tanned leather and produced entirely in Tuscany, in a state-of-athe-art district for product quality and attetion to the environmental impact. An important guarantee.