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The Top Five Benefits of Choosing a Natural Cowhide

If you love the look of cowhide rugs and cowhide home accessories, you may contemplate whether you’d prefer a natural cowhide or a faux cowhide. This may be a big consideration, especially if you love animals and feel as though it’s a cruel trade (it’s not, by the way!) In our previous blog, Everything You Need to Know About Cowhide Leather, we touched on the qualities of natural cowhide leather and debunked the myth of cowhides being sourced inhumanely. Here, we’ll run you through the top five benefits of choosing an authentic cowhide over a faux one.  High Quality Authentic cowhides are extremely durable. They have the ability to withstand high foot traffic, which is of great benefit if you have an active home...

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Everything You Need to Know About Cowhide Leather

Animal skins and furs have been used by humans for centuries, since at least 3000BC, where animal materials were commonly used for warmth and shelter. Nowadays, leather products are becoming increasingly popular due to their versatility and long-standing nature. The modern appeal for leather stems from its decorative elements, whether it be for furniture or apparel. Cowhide is the most well-known animal skin product and is the optimum choice for rugs (cowhide rugs) and upholstery, such as butterfly chairs. Cowhide leather is durable, soft and easy to care for.  Benefits of Cowhide Leather Cowhide is one of the thickest types of leather, which accounts for its strength and durability. Unlike most variations of leather, cowhide is waterproof, doesn’t rip or...

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Different Uses For Your Cowhide

Now more than ever, a safe and calming domestic space is crucial to individual and family well-being. With many of us able to home only for the essentials - work, groceries, and exercise - it’s important that the space in which we spend so much time is in tune with our needs. The importance of creating a safe environment within your home is paramount to your overall well-being. Anyone who has ever been unable to find a pair of clean pyjamas underneath their undone laundry pile or wished for the millionth time that they hadn’t gone with cream-coloured carpet can tell you: If your home isn’t a haven, it can be hectic. This is the first in our multi-part series...

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Cleaning, Care, and the Natural Appeal of your Cowhide Rug

We understand that your cowhide purchase isn’t just a transaction - it’s an investment.  We also understand that, prior to making an investment, it’s important to have a good understanding of the finer details; with that in mind, we’ve put together answers to some of our most frequently asked questions regarding the composition of and care for our products.   Our cowhide rugs are sourced from ethical, independent wholesalers in South America.  Being free of both chemicals and fragrance, they are a natural dream! House dust mites are the most common allergen source in Australia.  With an estimated 20% of the population suffering from allergies throughout the year, it is so important to choose furnishings and decorations for your home...

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