Sylvana is a buffed leather with a slight pull-up effect. The hides natural characteristics tend to be totally visible on this type of finish, such as tick bites, marks, scratches resulting from the animal’s natural environment. This leather is once dyed with water soluble dyes with no surface pigmentations. Some oils are used in the finishing process which create the pull up effect on the surface. This creates shade variations within and between the leathers that are perfectly normal and add character to the finish. This tends to create an antiqued or aged look. The key feature about a pull-up effect is that the leather lightens under pull.