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Restoring a leather purse. This before and after photo shows how proper cleaning and drying techniques can restore leather goods once thought unsalvageable. (Photo: Esporta)

Robust and durable, leather is a natural material often chosen for use in the harshest of environments. We take its relative strength for granted. Leather is stitched together in everyday items like shoes and boots, belts, wallets, purses, jackets, sofas, easy chairs, car and truck seats, sporting equipment and more. Even fur coats are considered leather goods.

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