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Universal Store London™ Lifestyle Blog — Leather Types

Common Leather Types and Finishes

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Ever gazed longingly through the shop window at that new leather handbag? You know its leather but what is it made of? Is it good quality leather? Is it cow leather or something more exotic? Oh look at that croc wallet next to it! Is it real? How do they make that? Let’s take a look at some of the common leather types and finishes. Leather is a byproduct of other industries, for example the meat industry, where the skins are a secondary in value to the meat. This is an important distinction between the fur industry where the fur...

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