Leather and skin rug, code 18, is one of the Toos Mashhad leather and skin products. This carpet is truly astonishing and of top quality and has a classic pattern. The animal`s skin and leather in the above carpet have been beautifully attached together in form of different sizes and geometric shapes.
Leather is a luxurious product which have been used in different fields and had numerous usages since bygone times. This material have been used in many ways, from to be written on, to being used for clothing, bags, shoes and flooring.
Leather and skin rugs are amongst modern carpets which are made of animals` skins. These rugs have an outstanding beauty and are used for flooring, mats, rugs, runners and wall panels. A special linen is used for the back of the leather rugs which is attached to them by Italian wax threads. This process is done by some special sewing machines which gives great permanence to leather rugs.
Leather and skin rugs are mostly handmade. In other words, these rugs are considered as artefacts and are precious and expensive.
Iranian leather is amongst the premium leathers from which luxurious and charming rugs can be made of. Leather rugs are mostly used for decorations. For instance, they can be used for flooring low-traffic areas, can be hung on the wall or put on the sofas` corners for decoration.
Leather rugs are made of Millennium, Milling, ostrich and elegant cow leathers. Since these carpets are made of strong carcasses, they are really durable. The tanning process is completely natural and anti-bacterial. Skin carpets are not much large and are sized at most 6 meters or at the same shape of animal skin.
How to recognise real leather rugs
Real leathers have great resistance to heat and once they are exposed to flame, they char a little. Whats more, genuine leathers are suede inside while synthetic leathers have an even lace-ish back.
Leather rugs` care
Since leather and skin carpets are considered as luxurious and valuable goods in a house, they need to be properly taken care of. Follow the following steps to do so:
1- Do not lay them in high-traffic areas because it reduces its thickness and makes it thinner.
2- Do not lay them in or near moist and humid places because it brings serious harms to them in the long run and diminishes their longevity.
3- Do not lay them under direct sunlight because it makes them peel and become dry and fragile, so they lose their beauty after a while.
4- Clean them on a weekly basis.
5- Shake them out once in a while to get the dust and fluffs out.
6- Brush them from time to time. Use a soft moist brush and scrub them gently to keep their texture even.
7- If the rugs are made of genuine leathers, they should be cleaned and taken care of properly when needed. Otherwise, bacteria and microbes will grow in the carpets and destroy them overtime.