Different Leather Sofa and Buying Guide
1. COMMON LEATHER TYPES
The raw material of genuine leather comes from real animal skin, which can be divided into cowhide, sheepskin, pigskin, and other animal skins.
2. WHAT KIND OF LEATHER IS USED FOR A GOOD LEATHER SOFA?
General cowhide is suitable for making leather sofas. According to the type of cattle, the cowhide can be divided into yellow cowhide and buffalo cowhide. According to the level of cowhide, the cowhide can be divided into first-layer cowhide and second-layer cowhide.
1) Types of cattle
The leather surface is brighter, softer, has better fullness, and is more durable but at a higher cost.
The leather surface is darker, harder, and rougher, and the fullness is poor at a low cost. The leather will become harder and fall off more easily after long-term use.
2) Type of level of cowhide
3. SKIN EMBRYO LEVEL DETERMINES THE QUALITY OF THE LEATHER SOFA
4.DIFFERENT FINISHES OF THE FIRST LAYER OF COWHIDE
From left to right, Embossed leather , Pearlescent leather, Frosted leather, Full grain leather, NAPPA leather, Oil wax leather, Dry milled leather, and Lychee grai
1)Oil wax leather
This material is the "NOBLE" of leather. It is made of a high-quality layer, unprocessed since it is the most natural high-grade leather leads to its high price. American, European, and other classical furniture are fond of using this material. In recent years, it has also become popular with people who love vintage.
Images of real touch
(See the color in a tiled state. And see the finish under the folded state.)
3) Pearlescent leather
6) NAPPA Leather
7) Embossed leather
8) Full grain leather
Dry milled leather and NAPPA leather series are very versatile. It can be used in different home styles.
Oil wax leather and lychee grain are suitable for classical style and medieval style.
Embossed leather and full-grain cowhide comes with a heavy vintage flavor.
You can choose different leathers according to your favorite preference and home style.
5. How to Choose Full Leather and Half Leather Sofa
Full leather sofa
All parts of the sofa that use leather are genuine leather.
Half leather sofa
The parts that people are in contact with are genuine leather. Other parts that people are not often in contact with may be imitation leather.