What is the difference between cowhide, sheepskin, and goatskin?

Cowhide, sheepskin, and goatskin are different types of animal leathers with distinct properties: 


  • Durable and sturdy, making it suitable for heavy-duty items such as bags, belts, and footwear.
  • Has a thick texture, which can be treated to produce a smooth or rough surface.
  • Resistant to abrasion and moisture, but can be prone to scratches and scuffs.



  • Soft, fluffy and plush texture, making it suitable for clothing and luxury items such as jackets, boots, and gloves.
  • Warm and insulating, providing excellent protection against the cold.
  • Hypoallergenic, making it suitable for those with sensitive skin.



  • Soft, supple and lightweight, making it suitable for delicate items such as gloves, journal covers and wallets.
  • Resistant to moisture and stains, making it easy to maintain.
  • Has a natural grain pattern that is unique to each hide, which adds to its aesthetic appeal.
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