Pigmented leather Pigmented leather is rarely good quality leather. There is no point in using full grain or top grain leather when it is covered with a layer of coloured polyurethane and varnished on top. In fact, often, the coating is stronger than the leather underneath. The leather could be either split leather where the […]
types of leather
Semi-aniline leather and how to care for it
Semi-aniline leather Similar to aniline leather, semi-aniline leather is top quality leather. The best quality pieces use full-grain leather where the surface hasn’t been sanded or buffed. Most often though, the leather is top- grain, not full-grain which means that some of it or just the rough and scarred areas have been very finely sanded […]
What is aniline leather and how to care for it?
Aniline leather This is the best quality leather there is. The surface of this type of lather is intact and shows the natural markings of the hide also known as full-grain leather. There is no cheating with aniline leather and that is why only the smoothest hides are chosen. This is reflected in the price […]