Van Buren Bolsward. The only sheepskin tannery in the Netherlands. From raw sheepskins we make fur and leather products that enrich people's lives with warmth, natural beauty and softness.

We exists since 1861. Quality and durability are paramount. We also import beautiful decorative and unique products that are an eye catcher in any interior.

Curious about our history?
Read more here.

"From a raw commodity to a soft end product is a process of more than ten steps and takes several weeks.

The end result is a product that u will enjoy for an entire lifetime"


The tanning process

Working with care
and natural resources

The tanning of hides and skins is done in a traditional and a labor-intensive process.

Some operations such as: washing, scraping, wringing, grinding, stretching and combing is done with the help of machines.

9 May 2023
Follow the video tour of our warehouse independently and learn how we...
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9 May 2023
A short new video about our history and the tanning process of sheepskins.
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23 May 2022
Discover Van Buren Bolsward by watching a video made by Charlotte Renard.
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