Can I dye vegetable tanned leather ?

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  1. Hi,

    I want to buy the muratori bag in cream but I know for a fact that it will eventually get ruined and dirty.

    I just want to know if I can send it in to a bag repair shop to be dyed considering it was vegetable tanned.

    I am thinking in a year or two I want to dye it lilac or caramel dependending how dirty it gets :smile:

    I am a bit concerned that normal dye will harden the leather.

    Does it matter that it was previously vegetable tanned ?

    This bag will have a matte finish.

    I am not interested in doing it myself atm and would rather just pay to get it done.

    Thanks !
     
  2. Vegetable leather is the most natural one. LV vachetta (vache végétal naturel) and Hermès Vache Naturel are vegetable tanned leathers. I have read it's easy to dye these (here is one dye project, search for "Hard Rock restoration" in the Hermès forum).
     
  3. well, I can recommend at least a Muratoir...I bought one in camel and I love it:smile: Good luck. Never heard of dying though...pretty cool!
     
  4. So did you get it?????????????????????????????