This time of year always sees a popular rise in animal skin and hide sales. The closing-in weather lays ground to more places in the home for soft furnishings that offer comforting warmth and texture.
Like most things in life, you get what you pay for – this rule of thumb is absolute here too. We source all of skins by hand from a well-used and known supply channel were providence and quality are of the utmost importance.
All skins/hides have quality grading, from low to premium. As follows:
Hides are graded as premium quality if:
Hides are graded as best quality if:
Hides may be graded as economy quality if:
Hides may be graded as low quality if:
All our skins and hides are of premium quality and come with a year guarantee. Should they show any signs of deterioration whatsoever it will be replaced for free.
You should treat the wear of your skin with due consideration to the natural habitat of the animal. For example, Reindeer skins tend to come from colder harsh climates so are not good in direct hot sunlight or on heated floors as they will likely deteriorate and shed. In contrast, Cow skins are much more durable due to the fact they must often weather cold and hot climates.
There are several really good uses for skins/hides in the home that are guaranteed to add impact, warmth, texture and something different:
For our full range of skins and hides please visit our store or view our website that displays some of the skins we have.
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