Leather from Namibian Wildlife
In Namibia, there are various free roaming animals that are prized for their durability, softness, and unique texture. Some of these animals are known for their quality leather, which is often used for products like shoe manufacturing, upholstery, small leather goods and garments.
Springbok leather is highly regarded for its fine grain, softness, and light weight. It's often used for luxury goods like handbags, shoes, and garments.
Impala leather is known for its fine texture and is often used for garments and small leather goods.
Kudu leather is known for its unique grain pattern and suppleness. It's used for a wide range of products, including footwear, bags, and upholstery.
Eland leather is strong, flexible, and versatile. It can be used for a variety of leather goods, including bags, wallets, and upholstery.
Oryx leather is known for its strength and resistance to wear. Oryx skins have a pebbled grain texture and is characterised by natural markings and scars. It’s often used for items that require robust leather, such as belts and heavy-duty bags. However, Oryx leather has established itself as a household name in the furniture upholstery industry.
Just like Oryx leather, Hartebeest leather has a distinctive texture which is characterized by natural markings and scars. Hartebeest leather is known for its durability and strength and suitable for items that need to withstand rugged conditions.
Nyala leather is sought after for its distinct markings and soft texture, often used for upholstery and high-end leather goods
Wildebeest hides are relatively tough and durable, which can make them suitable for products that require resilience and strength.