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What is leather?

Leather is the tanned hide/skin of any animal. The skins are removed and put through a highly complex chemical process that turns the skin into a non perishable product - leat (MORE)

Is patent leather made of leather?

Patent Leather Yes, Patent leather is made from real leather, with a finish originally made from various oils (whale oil, linseed oil etc), and lacquers such as shellac, an (MORE)
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Is bonded leather real leather?

No bonded leather is not real leather. It is made from scraps ofleather that are ground up and stuck together with some form oflatex. Generally speaking it cannot be sold as r (MORE)

Is action leather real leather?

I would think that it isn't, because if it were it would most likely say "genuine leather," action leather is probably synthetic/modified, or something of that nature.
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Is chrome leather real leather?

Yes, it gets that name from the chromium compounds are used in the tanning process. Many countries have banned the use of hexavalent chromium in this process because of the ad (MORE)
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What is manmade leather real leather?

Technically there is no such thing as manmade leather as 'leather' can only be made from the tanned skins and hides of animals. Manmade leather generally refers to a vinyl or (MORE)

What percent is leather on bonded leather?

Because bonded leather is made from ground up leather fibers it can be made out of varying amounts of "real leather", but in almost every case bonded leather consists of only (MORE)
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How is leather made into a leather jacket?

There are a lot of steps in making a leather jacket from animalhide. After skinning the animal, the hide must be cleaned anddehaired in a process called liming, which is soaki (MORE)