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Yellow leather using a historical dye (safflower)

Safflower (Carthamus tinctorius) is a thistle-like plant that was widely grown from the Mediterranean across to China, as it’s flowers ...
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Red leather using historical dye (madder)

Madder from powdered roots of Rubia tinctorum was the powerhouse red dye throughout medieval Europe and the Middle East. Madder ...
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Natural black leather dye

Useful for vegetable-tanned leather only (also called bark tanned, oak tanned). The leather must contain tannin - this is a ...
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Sven Skildbiter – YouTube channel

The videos on this channel cover a wide range of topics from arrow making, wood and metalwork, military architecture, stage ...
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