Making glue from spare hides

  • The glue produced from spare animal skins Hazaribagh tanneries is called “Shirish glue”. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The glue produced from spare animal skins Hazaribagh tanneries is called “Shirish glue”. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The glue manufactured from leftover skins at Hazaribagh tanneries is used to make threads, colours and shoes. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The glue manufactured from leftover skins at Hazaribagh tanneries is used to make threads, colours and shoes. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The glue manufactured from leftover skins at Hazaribagh tanneries is used to make threads, colours and shoes. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The glue manufactured from leftover skins at Hazaribagh tanneries is used to make threads, colours and shoes. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The liquid discharge from the heated hides is collected and dried in the sun using moulds to make glue at Hazaribagh tanneries. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The liquid discharge from the heated hides is collected and dried in the sun using moulds to make glue at Hazaribagh tanneries. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The liquid discharge from the heated hides is collected and dried in the sun using moulds to make glue at Hazaribagh tanneries. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The liquid discharge from the heated hides is collected and dried in the sun using moulds to make glue at Hazaribagh tanneries. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The liquid discharge from the heated hides is collected and dried in the sun using moulds to make glue at Hazaribagh tanneries. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The liquid discharge from the heated hides is collected and dried in the sun using moulds to make glue at Hazaribagh tanneries. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The lime water-soaked skins are heated at a high temperature for two days in containers in the third step of making glue by melting hides at Hazaribagh’s Tanneries. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The lime water-soaked skins are heated at a high temperature for two days in containers in the third step of making glue by melting hides at Hazaribagh’s Tanneries. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The lime water-soaked skins are heated at a high temperature for two days in containers in the third step of making glue by melting hides at Hazaribagh’s Tanneries. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The lime water-soaked skins are heated at a high temperature for two days in containers in the third step of making glue by melting hides at Hazaribagh’s Tanneries. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Leftover animal skins are soaked in lime water for five more days in the second step of manufacturing glue by melting hides at Hazaribagh’s Tanneries. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Leftover animal skins are soaked in lime water for five more days in the second step of manufacturing glue by melting hides at Hazaribagh’s Tanneries. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Spare animal hides are collected, cleaned and soaked in water in the initial step of the process of manufacturing glue from them at Hazaribagh’s Tanneries. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Spare animal hides are collected, cleaned and soaked in water in the initial step of the process of manufacturing glue from them at Hazaribagh’s Tanneries. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove