Artisan - was invented to satisfy the pickiest of leather customers. Dyed for color using a true "A" selection of raw material, Artisan is some of the prettiest leather you will ever see. Since anilines are notorious for being hard to cut Artisan will change the way you look at anilines forever. After dyeing a slight sauvage effect is added to give the leather a mottled effect and adds depth to the leather. A water and stain resistance chemical is added to give the leather protection. Even though this is a premium selection natural features should be expected and appreciated such as healed scars, scratches, neck and belly wrinkles. These are hallmarks of an aniline and denote this leather a pure aniline. Artisan will fade with prolonged exposure to sunlight and will develop a patina over time and with use.
Artisan Hides average 53 square feet.
Artisan Hide thickness is 1.0 - 1.2 mm.
Elegant is a pure aniline leather from hand-selected South German hides. The hallmark of this leather is its hand, its suppleness and the unique softness. Elegant is buttery soft, and has a very smooth surface. Only a sophisticated tannage developed by German leather artisans made it possible to create this soft leather. The drape of the leather lends itself to all applications traditional or contemporary where an exclusive look and inviting feel is desired.
Some visible insect-bites, wrinkles and healed scars as well as color variations throughout each hide add to the elegant charm and beauty of this unique leather, a product made for the consumer that appreciates the purest characteristics of leather.
Elegant Hides average 53 square feet.
Elegant Hide thickness is 1.0 - 1.3 mm.
Avalon is a glazed aniline drum dyed leather with an uniquely controlled pull-up look and created to improve on the original old world charm. The leather comes from choice European cattle .Avalon has a one of a kind effect and multiplies the character of the furniture piece with which it is upholstered.The hides are enhanced with a glaze like finish. This gives the leather an aged and very classy appearance, highlighting the areas where the pull comes into effect. AVALON’S glowing colors, exhibit dark and light areas due to the oil and glazing process. The leather is made to give a room a cozy and welcoming appearance.
For cleaning use damp cloth with a mild soap or leather cleaner. The hides are drum dyed and have a protective top coat.
Avalon hides average 49 square feet.
Avalon Hide thickness is 1.1 - 1.3 mm.
Vista - High end full grain protected aniline that is dyed for color and then receives a layer of pigment to ensure color consistency. Without pigment a protected leather is not color consistent. The pigment also ensures fade resistance and helps the leather wear over time. A clear water based topcoat is applied for protection., which makes this leather great for high traffic areas and high-energy families. Since this is a full grain, the grain will vary from hide to hide, it is a more natural looking product that is instantly recognized as the high end beautiful natural product that it is. Expect natural characteristics such as healed scars, scratches, neck and belly wrinkles throughout the hides.
The Vista hides average 50 - 55 square feet.
Vista Hide thickness is 1.2 - 1.4 mm.
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