Best part of Leather of an Animal: You Need to Know
Leather from different parts of the animal varies in its characteristics. Different parts of a hide have different parts of a hide that have different properties in terms of strength, flexibility, durability. This makes some parts of hiding more suitable in use. RAVEN‘s today’s post:
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Specifications of Best Parts:
- Butt/Bend: Butt is the best part of the leather (hides or skins). Fibers in this part of the hide are tightly packed therefore making it the strongest part of the skin. It has a uniform grain structure and usually of good color. Most of the visible parts of the article (front panel) cut from the butt.
- Shoulder: This portion of the leather is the second best with the substance thinner than the butt. The shoulder is thick and strong but tends to crease easily as this part of the hide is affected by the movement of the head. It may contain growth marks but it is firm and tight. The shoulder is strong with excellent durability.
- Neck: The neck is the 3rd in quality. It may be thicker, but has a loose growth marks, particularly in the case of hides.
- Flanks/SHANKS: shank may vary according to the skin. They are usually the weak part. Since they are stretchy with wrinkles; they may or may not be used according to their quality.
- Belly: Belly is thin, has loose in the fibrous structure. It is of poor quality. So, most of this part of the leather is used in the hidden part of the article. As an animal eats and drinks, its belly expands and then contracts again as the contents are digested. This action produces a stretchy, softer leather of varying thickness which is found at the edges of the skin.
Offal/Other (15-0%): They are very pliable & stretching & hence they are not normally used. The backbone area may be quite pronounced especially in the case of goat and cutter should avoid it. Above were the best parts of the leather of an animal.
Uses of Best Part of Leather:
Now we know the best parts of the leather. So, what actually happens after collecting these parts. Mainly, we will let you know about the finished goods which are produced by them. Here we have separated them into three major categories and they are:
- Home Decor
One of the interesting facts is that leather has been used as clothing from the centuries. Over a period of time, it changes lots of shapes but still, we are using it an article of clothing for
In this modern era, leather jackets become one of the top fashion media to showcase trendy clothing among all. Initially, pilots are wearing them as a protector but from then its history now. Lots of variations are available in jackets like a field jacket, bomber jacket, racing jacket, aviator jacket, Quilted Jacket, Cropped Jacket, etc. Choose your favorite one and wear them to enjoy it.
Overcoats or Pull-Overs:
After leather jackets, leather is popularly used as an overcoat also. Though fabric, polyester, PU leather, etc also used to make a pullover. But among them, leather overcoat provides the uniqueness and hunkiness very precisely.
Like overcoats, blazers are also popular. They are very stylish and provide a charismatic look instantly. If someone is dedicated to wearing them regularly, he may fall in love with it very easily.
Another modification of leather is the waistcoat. They are very comfortable to wear and maintain. There are different types of waistcoats are available like formal, casual, rocker style, racer style, biker style, etc. One can grab any of the styles as per their choices.
Bottoms are also included in this list. There are different types of pants style are available to wear. Cowboy style, Formal Style, Tapered style, biker style, rocker styles are very popular among young and adults. Whichever design you like, just pick up and wear it.
Among all the items which are using leather, bags are the best output of it. Due to leather, normal designs become the simply gorgeous one within a blink of an eye. Office bag, Laptop bag, Travel bag, Crossbody Bag, Fanny Bag, etc types are popularly using frequently.
Actually these types are for students and travelers or executives who can easily move with limited belongings for the emergency outing or attending meetings or seminars. They are very handy and easy to carry while moving one place to another.
When you are thinking to have a family trip or traveling for more than 3 days then luggage is the perfect companion whom you can trust most. They can carry heavy loads within its limited space. Though they are weighty but very safe to travel with your belongings.
One of the most important accessories in human life. Both men and women are using them to carry not only money but also credit cards, visiting cards, important notes and etc. It’s such a part of daily life which no can replace easily.
When you are thinking of protecting your hands from cold to unwanted harm then leather gloves are the best choice to keep your safety at your best. Fashion Gloves, Driving Gloves, Working Gloves, Baking Gloves, Sports Gloves, etc are available in the market. Use one as per your needs.
Sometimes your wallets are out of capacity while making new contacts and meet new phenomena or people. Cause you exchange cards and you are out of space. So, you need a cardholder to keep your hard work manageable and accountable
In this digital era, coins are now starting using less than notes. It’s a good choice to have a coin purse close to you. when you need it you can use them very accurately as per momentum.
After clothing, leather use highly in making furniture covers. Sofa sets, Couches, Chairs, Box covers are using mostly. When it is genuine leather then it really lasts long with years.
If you are a guitarist you would know the emotion behind the guitar box. And if it a leather made then you are just at your best state of security. It adds fashion and trend following attitude to your lifestyle.
From centuries leather book covers and dairy covers are using to keep the pages and words safe from extinction. And leather keeps its promise very well in the museum we see the reality exactly.
This one is really a vintage feeling and tradition. Though in modern times we are missing this. But years back they are the only way to keep the water safe. Still, they are unique and you must try it if you like exploration.
Not many people are using them regularly in their daily life but this is a unique way to express your choice to others while you are an enthusiast of goods and accessories.
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