Tips For Buying Leather Furniture

On November 14, 2014 by Mamta

Leather Furniture

A basic guide to help you buying the leather furniture, listed below is the essential features that you must consider when you are buying the modern leather furniture.


Grading Of Leather

The leather has grade and you need to know what grade leather it is. This is most important mark which is about the quality of leather and indicating the durability. On the grade of the leather you need to pay the price. Grading of leather is based on the way the leather is prepared.

Finish of the leather:

Finish Of The Leather

Three types of leather finish:

Aniline Leather


Semi-Aniline Leather

Semi Aniline Leather

Pigmented Leather

Pigmented Leather

Anilines have the visible markings on it such as in form of scars or wrinkles but have lustrous patina. Aniline is leather which is soaked in the aniline dye. But this leather has no other finishes or pigment.

Semi aniline is the protected aniline leather which has little coating or a pigment which helps from preventing any staining and also prevents fading.

Pigmented leather as the name suggest is treated fully with color on surface. It is of lesser grade hides, stiffer than the anilines leather but it is well protected against getting scratches, or stains and it doesn’t get fade due to exposure to sun.


Texture Leather

Well if you want to spend money then opt for leather furniture which has softest and supple leather. It will give luxurious feel. Such leather comes from high quality hides.

Pigmented leather gives stiffer feel.

Corrected grain leather is buffed such as to give good finish such as it get rid of imperfection of the surface.

Pull up leather is treated leather with the oil or even wax and when its stretched oil or wax and it separated there is light color burst which give a distressed look.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *