To fully understand what is a seam "Goodyear" or "Norwegian" you must know first the fundamental elements that make up a shoe ...THE SHAPE
The artistic expression of the style that the shoe will take.THE UPPER
The collection of all the parts in leather cut and sewn together forming the model of shoe.THE INSOLE
Soft leather is the soul of the shoe which rests the upper shaped form.THE WELT
The strip of leather that stitched together the upper and insole outlines the perimeter of the shape of the sole.THE SOLE
The last element that completes the Welt stitched to the shoe.
In addition to the toe and midsole buttress exclusively made in leather, calf lining and at least 20 more and more elements that serve to make one pair of shoes.
What makes a shoe is the skill with which they blend these elements.GOODYEAR SEWING
is our most prized creations.
Its construction began after the upper, skillfully pulled and pinned down on form, gets its shape.
Needle and thread into the hands of the craftsman are intertwined together between the upper, insole and sole. Once stitched together these elements, it adds natural cork as a cavity between the insole and leather sole that will be applied to the Welt stitch, you'll get one body so skillfully tied.
To make a seam Goodyear takes many hours, the process is slow because dictated the timing of manual dexterity. The seam between the elements is moving from side to side the twine, piercing the furrow that is looking forward, point by point.
The upper and the other parts are not perforated and the craftsman that outlines the seam stretch. It is a task that requires time and concentration, a very thorough work that can be rewarded only if executed with extreme calm.
Estimated processing for those who choose a durable shoe but at the same time comfortable and soft.NORWEGIAN PROCESSING
The Norwegian stitching
is one of the most laborious processes between our creations.
Its implementation begins after the upper, skillfully pulled and pinned down on form, gets its shape. Do you need three seams to finish the job of this complex process.
It's the same craftsman that outlines the externally visible stitching, and deciding on the timing point after point decorating and binding the component parts of the shoe.
The first alloy seam at upper insole, the second still ties the upper, after being overthrown, the outward half sole. It is clear then that in this process the border that runs along the perimeter of the shoe and then of the sole, is determined not by the Welt, but by a real Middle sole. Called "midsole." This then is then stitched the sole final thus creating a single body.
This complex and fascinating process is suitable for those who choose a shoe sturdy and solid.
Other buildings used in our laboratories to the different needs of our customers are also those of processing:
"Stitched on Tubular shape" obviously made by hand, for maximum flexibility and designated for mainly footwear summer; "Bologna" processing to achieve a high rate of elasticity and comfort; the "Tyrol", the evolution of that Norwegian but even more complex and seductive from the marked and decided.
Unsightly blemishes are proof that the human hand, unlike machines, is not perfect.COLORATION OF SKINS
The coloring is done exclusively by hand, with the shoe fit. The skins are all in natural color.
It is the latest and the most fascinating stage of processing that takes place on the shoe, is the final touch that will enhance the immense hidden handedness in a shoe cream.
The result of the colorization, you get choice after 3 days with more than 10 steps. Creams, colors, transparencies and alternates between thoroughly penetrate the pores of the skin with slow shutter speeds, coloring until you get exclusive shades already hardly can express colors.
The black color is taken from this procedure.
Processes complex and articulated, as an artist with his canvas, to get original nuances that express the true personality of the shoe.SECRETS AND TIPS FOR THE CARE OF YOUR SHOES
By following a few rules for better maintenance of a shoe Paul Sadegh, you will discover the secrets to a long life of a shoe crafted, created to last time:
It is necessary after wearing shoes let them rest in the wooden shoe-tree, as well as having the function of spread the skin and the lining, help absorb the moisture of the foot.
Never use direct heat to dry your shoes, the skin may dry out and/or crack.
Use only high-quality products for the maintenance and care of shoes. Leathers and materials with which they were performed, need, over time, of products that nourish and slow down the aging process.
Most creams are those low rate of wax, essential ingredient for proper maintenance, if used in excessive doses. Use a lighter shade than the color of the shoe so as not to alter the tone.
It is essential to clean the leather uppers with a cloth (dampened) before applying the cream, making sure to spread it well and on all parties.
Let them dry for a few minutes, it switches to using a polishing cloth that will be passed the shoe polishing thoroughly.
For the footwear commonly considered "suede" need to make a clear distinction:
In "Suede", despite what you might think are ideal for rain, using delicate products that serve as real shampoo colorless and if necessary, use brushes with rubber or soft horsehair bristle mixed with copper armonico (soft metal) that help take away the dirt and to restore the hair.
In "goat Suede", more delicate of prime, are to be treated exclusively with rubber brushes.
The main factor for proper maintenance of the shoes is the use and care that will.
It is therefore preferable and recommended not to wear the same pair of shoes for consecutive days and carry out all the phases of cleaning and polishing with inserted wood shoetrees.