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Joh. Rendenbach - The Best Leather Soles


The traditional method of oak-bark ground-tanning has prevailed through four generations of leathermaking at Rendenbach. Their undaunting dedication to this environment-friendly tanning process has been well rewarded: with a product of first class quality that is robust and yet extremely flexible, waterproof and yet breathable. JR-Leather is notably hard wearing, dermatologically kind and exceptionally comfortable to wear.

Making good shoes great:

Throughout Europe as well as in the USA, Rendenbach products play an integral part in the manufacture of exclusive footwear.

Oak-bark tanned leather sole from Joh. Rendenbach ("JR") in Germany. Because of the tight grain of an oak-bark tanned leather soles, they wear longer and require more infrequent replacing. If you are looking to resole your shoes with the best leather sole available, then, without a question, go with the J. Rendenbach oak-bark tanned sole.

At JR Leather they work hand in hand with nature to ensure their leather has the comfortable wear, durability and active breathing that their customers so value. They steadfastly employ the century old method of traditional ground-tanning, work exclusively with first class raw material from Europe´s best and most expensive provenance and subject the entire production process to a stringent quality control.

Traditional oak-bark ground-tanning is a process involving biodegradable tanning agents such as bark and fruit. This ecological tanning method results in an especially long lasting and dermatologically kind product. Leather with the JR-Brand label is waterproof and extremely abrasion resistant, tough yet flexible, very comfortable to wear and optically distinguished by its attractive grain and warm, woody colour.