The fourth and final stage, known as finishing, is used to apply finishing material to the surface or finish the surface without the application of any chemicals if so desired.
Preparing hides begins by curing them with salt. Curing is employed to prevent putrefaction of the protein substance (collagen) from bacterial growth during the time lag that might occur from procuring the hide to when it is processed.
Chelsi Leather and Services Inc. produces leather from different hides that are specialized for footwear, bags, belts, accesories, upholstery, and automative purposes. These hides include cow, carabao (buffalo), goat, fish, snake, ostrich, and crocodile. However, it does not limit itself to these hides as it can service to any kind of skin. Chelsi offers genuine top-class leather of all kinds. It aims not only to scrutinize leather quality, but also to ensure affordability.
Chelsi products Adelinda (salmon) Ladies’ rectangle handbag with division. Zippered pocket at the back. Made from fishskin leather Dimensions: 11 x 8 x 4.5 in. Colors: brown, tan, salmon PHP 2,500.00Price: Vince Messenger bag made from cow hair-on leather PHP 1,800.00Price:
Bianca Gray crocodile embossed cow leather. Hermes inspired. PHP 2,000.00Price: Aderyn (red) Multi-colored cow leather wallet clutch with snakeskin design in front. Removable straps. Many pockets. PHP 1,800.00Price:
Robalyn (tan) Card holder made from cow leather. Has 2 single card slots on each side and 1 wide card slot. Dimensions: 10 x 16 cm Colors: black, brown, tan, croco PHP 350.00Price: Robalyn (croco) Card holder made from cow leather. Has 2 single card slots on each side and 1 wide card slot. Dimensions: 10 x 16 cm Colors: black, brown, tan, croco PHP 350.00Price:
Romilda (white) Men’s wallet made of water snake skin PHP 500.00Price: Romana (red) Ladies’ wallet made of water snake skin PHP 800.00Price: