Goat and lamb skin
Goat and lamb skin
It is recyclable and biodegradable
Leather which has not been altered beyond hair removal. It is the most genuine of leathers, retaining all of the hide’s original texture and markings. The hide’s best, strongest and most durable layer.
Leather that has been lightly buffed or skived to remove grain defects.
the distinctive pore pattern which gives leather its texture.
Leather that has been tanned, dyed and dried, but not finished.
thickness of leather, measured in millimeters. Natural grain: when the skin is in its original state or has been embossed with a natural grain.
The surface appearance of a leather.
This is the most popular method for tanning leather. Treatment is with a mix of minerals, salts and chemicals. Chrome-tanned leathers offer a wide variety of colors, including very bright ones.
Pigment is used to cover the entire surface of the hide, causing the total elimination of stains and uniformity of color. Pigmented leather is the most durable of all, ideal for upholstery since it has great wear resistance.
Leather which absorbs creasing and stretching to give a vintage look.
Scratches, insect bites, holes in the central crease, scar, cattle brands and wrinkles are some of the most common natural marks.
Vegetable-tanned leather is treated solely with organic materials, such as tree bark, branches or plants. It is the oldest method of tanning leather and creates unique varieties of tones that change over time. Vegetable-tanned leathers achieve greater richness when exposed to elements such as air and wind.
The process starts with soaking the hide in a transparent dye, which causes it to be completely saturated. No corrective finishing is done to the hide’s surface. Aniline finishing allows the natural look of the leather to be visible through the color, and occasionally variations in tone can be perceived. Since there is no corrective finishing, aniline leathers show some blemishes, but are usually the most distinctive in look and feel.
Semi aniline leather
The hide is soaked in dye, saturating the leather. As opposed to the aniline process, in this a protective finish is added to the leather’s surface, which means a reduction in stains. This method allows the natural characteristics of the hide to be visible and imparts durability to the leather.