Here is a list of the original hides, leather types, and finishing methods that our company provides.
- 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.
- The hide of a mature adult male of at least 3 years. Relatively thick, with a coarse fiber structure.
- 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.
- The hide of a calf under 6 months of age. The highest quality texture of cattle hide. Thin with a fine texture.
- 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.