Facts about Leather

Why Buy Leather?


House Leather To the discerning home owner looking to buy furniture “Why buy Leather” is a really good question especially if it is the first time you have considered leather over other options for your furniture.

Ways to Identify Leather Types


Leather types and how to determine them – Aniline (A), Nubuck (N), Protected (P) *ANILINE: Code A also called NATURAL, PURE, NAKED, or UNPROTECTED. These leathers are coloured with a transparent dye. This means that you are able to see the actual surface grain and markings through the actual colour. These leathers have very little […]

Leather Types – More In-Depth


In general, leather is sold in three forms: Full-Grain leather, made from the finest raw material, are clean natural hides which have not been sanded to remove imperfections. Only the hair has been removed. The grain remains in its natural state which will allow the best fibre strength, resulting in greater durability. The natural grain […]

The Leather Industry


The leather industry is one the oldest industries known to man. His earliest ancestors used skins to protect their body, hands and feet. Leather is produced from the skin of animals, reptiles, and birds, even fish. The skin undergoes a process known as Tanning, which preserves the skin, which would otherwise quickly decay. Imagine an […]

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