The leather industry
In Italy, the artistic leather processing is a flourishing tradition. It involves different highly specialized professional figures, for example the leather worker. The artisan production of leather is developed in certain italian regions with important centres like Vicenza and Firenze. This is a list which includes the excellence of our country.
Vernizzi – It is a family-run company that cooperates with craftsmen expert in the leathers and fabrics processing to realise high quality products. Vernizzi is specialized in the belt manufacturing process, thanks to which the company is now renowned in Italy and all over the world. (Via Giuseppe Botteri 3a - Tel. 0521772417)
Bruscoli – It is Florentine company founded in 1881 by Egisto Bruscoli as a printing press and bookbinder’s. It is focused on the bookbinding and the books restoration, but today it is dealing with the remake of the artistic leathers used for armchairs and the artisan production of leather goods. (Via Montebello 58R - 50123 Firenze - Tel. 055212947)
Giòsa – A small artisan workshop of the old Milan, it realises original and unique objects characterized by leather of a great quality. It is specialized in the crocodile leather manufacturing process, with which they create fine and precious objects, perfect for special clients. (Via Ciovasso 6 - 20121 Milano - Tel. +390286997441)
Pelletteria Artigiana – Founded in Rimini in 1975, it is a small family-run company that deals with the production of leather bags, a symbol of the Made in Italy. The bags producted by Pelletteria Artigiana are special products characterized by the artisan expertise and the highest quality raw materials. (Via Guelfa, 3a - 50129 Firenze - Tel. +39055282730)
Artigianino – The leather products of this company fully reflect the name of the brand. The products are unique artisan creations characterized by the selection of the best materials, passion and attention for details. All the leathers are soft, resistant and breathable, and they are selected with a great attention. (Via Appia Nuova, 187 - 00182 Roma - Tel. 067019330)