Leather Chair / April 29, 2018 / Charity Chapman
Leather Characteristics and Qualities. Not all executive leather chairs are created equal. The same way that leather shoes and bags vary in quality, leather chairs use varying leather grades and types. \"Full-grain leather\" is the highest leather grade available for furniture and other leather products. It is durable and is characterized by a natural look with visible and unique grains and markings from animal skin. \"Corrected grain leather,\" on the other hand, is a grade lower than full grain leather. This leather grade is made ready by buffing or sanding, getting rid of imperfection. It is highly durable and stylish as well. High quality leather is suitable in a high-impact environment. It is up to the buyer which look he prefers better. Leather retains its physical characteristics even after years of use. To preserve its quality better, your executive leather chair needs regular maintenance. A special cleaner or conditioner is usually needed. Also, it helps to keep leather away from radiators and direct sunlight.
Another type of these chairs that many people love is one made from buckskin leather. This is made from 100% deer skin which is first treated then soaked in a solution made of wood, ash and lime before being ready for the upholstering process. Things made from buckskin leather are known to be very soft, supple and water-resistant and just exactly what you need for a combination of comfort and aesthetics. Yet another type of leather being used by many chair manufacturers is that which is chrome-tanned. This type is also known to be less elastic than vegetable-tanned leather. It is also a lot less expensive than other leather types and it dyes very well. One way of telling this type of leather is to check its edges. When they're gray, the leather used is probably chrome-tanned.