Leather Production in Kazakhstan
Animal husbandry was the main occupation of the Eurasian nomads for centuries. So, naturally cattle were the main source of raw materials. The local nomads were skilled in processing animal skin to make high-quality leather which was used to make clothes, footwear, home appliances, horse tacks and other necessary items. Horse, sheep, cow leather were the most popular.
In today's episode, you will learn about modern-day leather production in Kazakhstan. We will travel to Taraz in the south of the country and visit major leather manufacturing enterprises.