Service List

Here is a list of the original hides, leather types, and finishing methods that our company provides.

Cattle

Adult cattle, bullock (steer)
The hide of a male of at least 2 years, which was castrated between 3 to 6 months of age. Medium thickness.
Bull
The hide of a mature adult male of at least 3 years. Relatively thick, with a coarse fiber structure.
Cow
The hide of a female of at least 2 years. Thinner than steer or bull leather.
Young cattle hide (kip)
The hide of a young cattle between 6 months and 1 year of age. Thicker and stronger than calfskin.
Calfskin
The hide of a calf under 6 months of age. The highest quality texture of cattle hide. Thin with a fine texture.
Domestic
The hide of a domestically raised cattle. Compared to imported hides, it has fewer scars on the grain surface, and no brand marks.
Water buffalo
Thicker than cattle hides, and relatively resistant to water. Known for its characteristic wrinkles.