• TAnnery, Buffing, Skyeskyns, Isle of Skye

    From the Tannery: Learning the Craft

    Tanning is not a profession you can learn solely through sitting in a classroom. It’s a craft that is developed and sharpened over the years through experimentation and experience. Last week, we sat down with our tanners, Pete and Becky, and grilled them about the art of tanning, how they…

    April 5, 2019
  • Tannery, working sheepskins, Skyeskyns

    From the Tannery: Where the skins come from

    We get a lot of questions about where our sheepskins come from, how they come to us, etc. This is the first part of the process and is critical in achieving a high quality end result. All our sheepskins are a by-product of the meat industry. Farmers usually send their lambs to the…

    March 6, 2019

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