leather for bags

The bag has become the quintessential accessory on the market. Its wide variety of models and colors is immense, so the range of leathers to choose from is also very large.

We can make bags with all types of leather, finishes, thicknesses, touches... Each bag model will require certain leather characteristics. Let's see some examples of the most common:

FLOWER BEEF : This type of leather is the highest quality, resistant and durable. It is obtained from the outermost layer of the skin and this gives it some very special characteristics:

  • It is very breathable.
  • It is easy to clean.

This skin tells us a unique and different story in each case. Therefore, it may have small imperfections due to injuries, bites or wrinkles that the animal may have had throughout its life.

Cowhide for Bags

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HAIR: Generally cow or goat skin with natural hair dyed in different shades or patterns to give it exclusivity and showiness.

They imitate all kinds of exotic or fantasy animal.

Fur for Bags

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GREASED: A variant of the flower beef. Its oiled finish gives it a silky touch and in turn protects it from water, it is waterproof.

Another aspect that makes it very attractive is its aged appearance and durability.

It can be said that this skin is alive since the fat moves with use and gives it character as we use it.

Oiled Cowhide for Bags

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SUEDE: It is obtained from the lower layers of the skin, where it is mechanically divided.

Its touch is velvety due to the sanding it receives during its tanning and it is highly appreciated in many sectors due to its resistance, such as gardening, foundries,...

Split Leather for Bags

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PATENT LEATHER: This famous material is nothing more than a cowhide to which a few layers of varnish have been applied to make it shiny.

Precisely this varnish makes it a material that is resistant to water and dirt since it is very easy to clean.

Patent Leather for Bags

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HEATER: Also known as cowhide, it comes from bovine, usually veal or calf, it is a leather that stands out for being tanned with a vegetable process without using chemical products.

It is a type of skin that usually occurs in thicknesses of about 3 mm. approximately, with a lot of body and quite rigidity.

It can be dyed in different colors with a smooth surface that is very appropriate for making leather goods such as bags, women's leather boots, belts or wallets and also for travel items such as suitcases or briefcases.

Undoubtedly the leather most used by artisans due to its versatility.

Cowhide Leather for Bags

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LAMB: Sheepskin is basically sheepskin without the wool. This material is undoubtedly phenomenal, much softer and lighter than cowhide.

It is a warm, flexible, elegant leather that is very pleasant to the touch. That is why many of the garments are made with this material.

Lamb Skin for Bags

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RECORDED: An engraved skin, as its own name indicates, are skins that have been subjected to a heat iron with a mold.

These molds can imitate different animals, textures, drawings, etc... such as crocodile, snake, lizard, alligator, etc...

They can be skins of any origin, but the most common are bovine skins since they better resist the engraving process.

Embossed Leather for Bags

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FANCY: Fantasy leather can be seen in all types of leather, whether of goat or bovine origin.

They are usually prints, perforations or drawings on the leather itself, which make it very showy and daring.

Ideal to give a touch of exclusivity to your projects.

Fantasy Leather for Bags

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LAMINATE: Laminated leathers are tanned leathers to which a plastic sheet is adhered to the top, or grain as it is also known.

This is done through a process in which both heat and pressure are applied.

In this way, it is achieved that the sheet adheres homogeneously to the entire surface of the skin.

In general, they are usually very striking and showy colors.

Laminated Leather for Bags

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PIG: Pigskin has a number of characteristics that make it ideal for use indoors or for lining.

They are hypoallergenic and breathable skins. In turn, they are very fine, soft and flexible skins, but resistant at the same time.

A pigskin interior is always synonymous with quality and durability in your product.

Pigskin for Bags

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Remember that La Tendeta del Cuero is made up of a team of professionals with more than 20 years of experience in the leather sector, so if you have any questions you can ask us through any means of communication that we have available, chat , WhatsApp, email, Telephone…. and we will be happy to help you.