Our Leathers

Why we love leather!

One of the reasons we love leather so much is because there are so many different patterns, textures, colors and characteristics. Each different type of leather comes with its own unique characteristics for that hide. We are nature and animal lovers and want to do our part to keep the ecosystem function properly. If you would like more information on our policy sourcing leathers then click here. Check out the different characteristics of the different types of leather we carry.

Cow

Cowhide is extremely popular worldwide, mainly because of its availability, but also because of its durability, elasticity and natural textures.

Characteristics

  • Strong and Durable
  • Flexible
  • Waterproof when Waxed
  • Does not Rip or Tear Easily
  • Extremely Comfortable to Wear

American Bison

American Bison Leather is a very unique looking leather. It’s similar to cowhide leather but thicker and tougher. Since Bison are more closely related to wild animals their skin is thicker and more rugged. Their hides generally have more scars and marks from fighting and other rough activities.

Characteristics

  • 40% Stronger than Cowhide
  • Deeper Surface Grain Pattern
  • More Breathable than Cowhide
  • Lasts for Decades

American Alligator

American Alligator hide is a very luxurious leather. Since this is a highly sought after leather its not as plentiful as cowhide or bison leather. Special measure are intact to make sure this species stays at a harvest-able number. This animal is more controlled than other animals so its leather comes at a premium price. Read about the way populations are controlled here.

Characteristics

  • Extremely Flexible
  • Distinctive Design Pattern
  • Durable
  • High Exterior Shine
  • Premium Price

Whitetail Deer

Whitetail Deer is one of the most sustainable recources in the united states. It’s hide is widely available. Deer hide is know for its softness above anything else. Deer hide is a lot thinner than other types of leather but still have a very good durability factor.

Characteristics

  • Lightweight
  • Stretchy
  • Softer than Most Leathers
  • Water Resistant
  • Fine Grain Exterior

Handling time for backordered products is 2 weeks
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