After numerous phone calls throughout the North, we realized that we would have to purchase tanned hides
from a number of sources.
In order to try to overcome some of these problems, the World Bank recommended that since priority should be given to acquiring foreign exchange, Eritrea should concentrate on developing the enterprises that could easily export, and which produce semi-processed products - the pickled products which are about 20% processed (where hair is removed from the skin) and wet-blue products which are about 25% processed (when lime is added to preserve the skin) - as opposed to finished products like shoes and coats and tanned hides
Mediterranean-like conditions suited the visitors, and the Irish were fearing departing with tanned hides
when Gray clouded over a brave Maltese effort.
When these gloves become fashionable among the court in Paris and the upper classes, the tanneries in Grasse started working to eliminate the strong smell of the tanned hides
, which made them useless for items with pretensions of elegance.
We showed them how to skin rabbits and deer, built little tripods to dry and smoke the meat, and tend those fires from dawn till dusk The kids also learned how to cut and sew tanned hides
to make real traditional powwow outfits.
Bog people are essentially tanned hides
," says Hunt.
Starting with the production of picked and vegetable tanned hides
and skins, the tanneries, today, are producing not only wet blue and crust, but also fully finished leather.
He will later fashion the tanned hides