Leather Finishes

Body Skins

Body skins yield both the distinctive prominently quilled leather and smooth areas. The former is known as full quill leather and is the most sought after. The leather has a "valley and hill" grain pattern that lends itself to contrasting effects.

Saddle Finish

This is the flagship of all KLEIN KAROO leather. It is a full grain, drum dyed, full aniline leather with a light clear finish and polished to accentuate the natural grain pattern with a lively silky sheen and dry feel.

Naked Finish

Full grain skins tanned to a soft, silky feel with good water resistant properties.

Plunge Finish

Full grain, waxy feels leather, lightly polished to a soft two-tone effect.

Glove Tan Finish

Full grain, soft leather with a light spray-finish to enhance the silky feel.

Classic Finish

Full grain semi-matt, pigmented, level colour with natural grain pattern.

Brush-off Finish

Full grain, pigmented finish leather with a contrasting topcoat, allowing the manufacturer to brush the topcoat off to reveal a rich two-tone effect.

Metallic Finish

Full grain, pigmented leather with a distinctive metallic sheen.

Pigmented, Burnt Tips Finish

Sprayed pigmented leather, polished with burnished tips to accentuate contrast between the tips and valleys of the skin. The leather is more resistant to the effects of heavy use.

Pigmented, Matt Finish

Sprayed pigmented leather, lightly polished and the leather is more resistant to the effects of heavy use.

Automotive Finish

Specifically tanned and finished full grain leather for use in the automotive industry.

Upholstery Finish

Full grain, pigmented leather, lightly polished with the addition of specialised products to give a soft silky feel.

Garment Finishes

Full grain, soft tanned leather finished with various methods to produce a warm and silky hand.

Leg Skins

With its broad band of scales down the middle, leg leather resembles reptile skin rather than traditional ostrich leather. Because leg skins yield narrow strips of leather, it is mostly used for small leather items and footwear.

Glazed Finish

Leg skin, glazed to a high gloss, mirror type finish that accentuates the distinctive reptile-like pattern.

Safari Finish

A full grain, soft leg skin, polished to a waxy two-tone appearance.