Archived means we give a nod and smile to our legacy products.
We no longer stock these items, but we can always custom create anything for you. Magic.
All sales are final. No returns, no refunds. Products is sold ‘as is’.
The original Edelman Leather. Strong as Steel. Soft as Butter.
Big Water Buffalo Hides – the hides that inspired it all. Established 1981.
In the mid 1970's Teddy and Arthur knew that the footwear industry was moving manufacturing out of the U.S. Their painted reptiles and exotic skins once reigned, but the fashion world was shifting.
Texas Weave – the best engraved.
Another option for the desired look of genuine.
Originally developed for a favorite client of ours in Dallas, all because of its perfect proportions. The size of the emboss translates beautifully onto any type of upholstery. Not big, not small, just right.
Shagreen, as an opulent material for upholstery and furniture wrapping, has maintained its appeal for centuries. The irregular, pebbled surface, when tanned and polished just so, creates a unique rich texture that shifts in the light. The palette includes soft, compelling colors that shimmer and glow, and saturated shades that will add drama to any room.
Hand antiqued metallic. The King of Siam's Collection, originally made on buffalo. This leather is for an accent piece in any room. Oh gosh, not a whole room, but a whole restaurant, yes. Imagine a brushed steel chaise. A look so hard, but when you sit on the steel, bronze, it is soft.
Hand rubbed and antiqued. We've turned this into an old monied look.
A vintage leather revived.
Hundreds of years ago in Scotland, a small tannery creating working leather for farmers, discovered one hide in a far corner of the tannery. The hide was flat on a pebbly cement floor. When separated from the floor the pebble grain remained embedded on the leather.
S-s-s-soft suede. Luscious. Delicious. Suede has a warm, expressive feeling and texture. Easy to use, fun to look at, exciting on classic style furniture...try a headboard.
Silky soft, ROYAL. A stain and water repellent finish is drummed into the hides at the same time as the leather soaks in aniline colors in old wooden drums.
Suede is a lazy, elegant leather, and today, practical. A soft way of making a color statement. Soft to the eye and hand.
The look of old sleeping car leather – the look Mr. Ford thought could be luxurious and made in leather was more durable too. Adopted for interiors in rich vegetable tanned hide. An old fashioned leather look updated, still requiring lots of handwork and antiquing.
Back in the 80’s, this elegant, classic leather was first discovered after searching the world over. Now, more than 35 years later, Royal Hide is still known as the “gem” and is the most popular product in all of our collections. It is a big bull hide offering the highest yield in the industry for large upholstery projects. The beautiful, tight grain and exquisite hand make this leath
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