What leather is considered "High Quality?"
Leather is a popular material for all kinds of products, from shoes and bags to furniture and clothing. But not all leather is created equal. When it comes to quality, there are a few key factors to consider.
First, let's define what we mean by "high quality" leather. In general, high quality leather is made from the hides of animals that are well-fed and healthy. This results in thicker, stronger, and more supple leather that is less prone to damage and wear.
Here are some other characteristics of high quality leather:
Durability: High quality leather is able to withstand the test of time, retaining its shape and color even with regular use.
Grain: The grain of leather refers to the pattern of fibers on the surface of the hide. High quality leather has a tight, even grain that is free from blemishes or imperfections.
Thickness: High quality leather is generally thicker than lower quality leather. This gives it added durability and strength, as well as a more luxurious feel.
Softness: High quality leather should be soft and supple to the touch. This is a result of the tanning process, which helps preserve the natural oils and fibers of the hide.
Consistency: High quality leather should be consistent in color, texture, and grain across the entire piece.
There are a few different types of leather that are considered high quality, including full grain, top grain, and corrected grain. Full grain leather is made from the top layer of the hide and has not been sanded or buffed to remove imperfections. It is the strongest and most durable type of leather, with a natural grain that develops a patina over time. Top grain leather is made from the top layer of the hide and has been sanded to remove imperfections. It is still high quality, but not as strong and durable as full grain leather. Corrected grain leather is made from lower quality hides that have been sanded and buffed to remove imperfections, and then embossed with a new grain pattern. It is not as durable or high quality as full or top grain leather.
At DIVI DIVI, we only use the highest quality leather for our products. We source our leather from trusted suppliers who ensure that the hides come from well-fed and healthy animals. Our leather is carefully selected and inspected to ensure that it meets our high standards for durability, grain, thickness, softness, and consistency. We are confident that our leather products will stand the test of time and provide our customers with a luxurious, long-lasting experience.