Leather tanned with chromium salts.
- Ask for the really thick chrome leather, and not the very thin suede that is on ballroom dance shoes.
- The chrome leather soles (the ‘fuzzy bottoms’) just are not waterproof, and are designed for indoor use only.
- In the case of chrome leather, it can be degraded with ease, because the tanning agent is completely bound to the collagen by the action of tanning.
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