SHEEPSKIN HISTORY

The history of leather is as old as the history of humanity. The first people benefited from the leather all the time either for protection or for health requirements. Leather which was one of the essential elements for the human life in the past; has kept its place in our daily life without losing from its importance and value.

Besides, in the past it was used only as a tool for veiling, protecting and for health it became sometimes weapon sometimes armor in the wars, besides being an indispensable material for horse breeding it was sometimes a mean of entertainment. Many of the leather makers in Anatolia became the background hero in the victories due to the leather materials used in the wars. In fact, many sources tell that during the Crusades the European leather makers (leather horse harnesses, belts, armor etc.) had learnt from the leather makers in Anatolia.

The leather obtained from the sheep in the Susurluk area in our country are known as

“Turkish Domestic”

and goes to the encyclopaedia as the world’s best quality sheepskin.

Heavy metals such as chrome are not used for the leathers which must have medical feature they are prepared with different chemicals. The dried leathers are treated in mechanical and technological machines in order to comb, iron, crop, smooth and clean the meat side. Then the leather are wetted again and they will be painted and lubricated according to the purpose and use. Then the leathers after being dried get their semi-finished forms by passing through various machines. The leathers which complete the difficult journey with these methods take their place in the shop widows or in our lives by being delivered to hands of our experts in the shoe factories.

Shearling Sheepskin

Shearling is a kind of lambskin or sheepskin fur of a yearling sheep. It has only been shaved once to get an undeviating depth of the wool threads for a uniform look. Opposing to delusions, shearling is not a shorn wool at all. Shearling is that kind of skin from a newly shorn sheep that has been dressed and bronzed with the wool left on. On the one side, it has a clipped fur surface and on the other side, it has a suede surface.

"Generally, the suede side is an interesting thing about shearling that it can only be made from an actual sheepskin and not from artificial fibers.

Sheepskin Benefits

Sheepskin has been utilized by humanity for a huge number of years to keep them warm. However, our precursors did not simply utilize sheepskin as an ever-increasing number of individuals currently acknowledged that sheepskin has exceptional characteristics that the other common materials don’t have. Below are the benefits of sheepskin:

Sheepskin is not Influenced By Outside Temperatures

Sheepskin is one of a kind and adaptable material. It has a low warmth conversion standard, which implies it isn’t influenced by outside temperatures.

It Keeps Up Its Temperature

The hide is joined in such a way so that it keeps up its temperature paying little heed to its encompassing temperature.

Sheepskin Footwear Can Be Worn Throughout The Entire Year

Sheepskin is normally thermo-static hence keeping exposed feet near your regular body temperature paying little mind to the temperature outside. This implies while you’re wearing sheepskin, it’s naturally managing your body temperature for the duration of the day. Due to this sheepskin footwear can be worn throughout the entire year.

Sheepskin Is Delicate & Warm

Sheepskin is delicate, warm, and truly agreeable to wear. It doesn’t aggravate even the most delicate skin. It gives warmth amid the winter and cool ventilation amid the late spring. The lanolin in sheepskin is like that found in human skin enabling it to help recuperate touchy or excited skin or rashes.

It Retains Dampness Twice

Sheepskin retains dampness twice just like cotton. The dampness flows through the hide, in the long run, vanishing totally, enabling the item to stay dry.

Amazingly Spongy Material

Since the material is amazingly spongy, it takes out stench made by perspiration and oils discharged by the human body. It is additionally hostile to bacteria. The sheepskin rejects soil particles and keeps itself clean.