Leather Hide Parts
Cow hides are sometimes sub-divided into different leather hide parts. Hence each cut has different uses, qualities and characteristics. It is useful to know this in order to buy the right type leather for your project.
Elongated and narrow, bellies are typically less consistent then the rest of the hide. They can be used for the production of belts, sandals, wallets and other accessories.
The shoulder cut of a leather hide comes from the shoulder area of the animals. This area generally has a firm, yet malleable and flexible feel to it. Usually used for belts and straps
Can be either a single bend (one half) or a double bend (both sides) Usually used for belts, footwear + accessories.
Includes the belly, bend, shoulder and neck. Usually used for belts, footwear, garments and accessories.
All above parts, largest size available. Whole hides are suitable for garments, furniture, car seats and general upholstery.
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