What is Full Grain Leather?

What is full grain leather

A Comprehensive Guide to Full Grain Leather

Full grain leather is the highest quality type of leather available. It is made using hides from cows, which undergo an extensive tanning process to protect it from scratches and give it an appealing look and feel. We have created our new accessories range using full grain Italian leather, giving our items the most luxurious feel while being durable and long lasting.

Learn more about full grain leather, including what it is, how it’s made, and its many benefits.

What is Full Grain Leather?

Full grain leather is a type of leather made from hides of cattle that has not been corrected or buffed to remove natural marks, scars and texture on the hide. This makes the leather feel incredibly thick and durable. As a result, full grain leather is generally more expensive than other types of leather because it can last for decades with proper care.

The Benefits of Full Grain Leather

Full grain leather has several benefits that make it worth the higher price tag. It is incredibly durable, meaning it can last for decades with proper care. Additionally, because full grain leather shows fewer signs of wear, it maintains a polished look for much longer than other types of leather. Full grain leather is also incredibly soft and flexible and will develop a unique look over time, which gives it even more character.

How Is Full Grain Leather Made?

Full grain leather is produced through a careful tanning process. During this process, the tanner removes the fine top layer of the hide or skin, called the epidermis. The leather is then treated and cured with natural oils to maintain its softness and elasticity while also giving it an extra layer of protection. Finally, the full grain leather is dyed and sealed to complete the process and create a unique-looking product that is strong and durable.

Care and Maintenance for Full Grain Leather Products

To ensure that your Maccessori full grain leather items last a long time, it’s important to follow proper care and maintenance guidelines. First, make sure to keep the leather away from direct sunlight and heat sources as this can cause premature aging of the material. Additionally, you should clean your full grain leather with a soft damp cloth regularly in order to remove dirt and debris that could otherwise accumulate over time. If the item gets wet, allow it to air dry thoroughly before you store it in a cool, dry place. Lastly, if necessary, condition the full grain leather product using recommended creams or waxes so that it maintains its look and suppleness.