POLO ANTIQUE LEATHER BUTTERFLY CHAIR
BIG BKF BUENOS AIRES

POLO ANTIQUE LEATHER BUTTERFLY CHAIR

Regular price $545.00
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Leather butterfly chair 100% handcrafted. The high-quality vegetable tanned leather is used to craft this Polo Antique cover. Same leather used to manufacture Polo boots and saddles. Natural range marks, scars, and wrinkles confirm the authenticity of the leather and enhance the natural beauty of this Antique leather, specially designed to bring a vintage touch at home. 

We also craft custom leather covers for your butterfly chair frames, please go to Leather covers only.

Size: 84 (H) x 78 (W) x 78 (D) cm | Ottoman: 48 (H) x 50 (W) 

 

Weight of the chair + leather = 11 kg / 24 lbs.  

Difference between Polo leather and Vaqueta leather.

Let us explain about the difference between Polo leather and Vaqueta leather. We named Polo to the thickest leather, the most durable (you can pass on for generations) and Vaqueta our thinner leather, 3,2 mm of thickness VS 2 mm. Why Polo? Because it's the same leather used to craft polo boots and saddles. Polo leather needs more time of using to mold and get the body shape. The more you use them, the softer the leather becomes.

When we affirm that our Polo leather covers will last a lifetime, most people can't imagine a product that lasts a lifetime and even improves with age. But, at least with quality leather chairs, this is definitely the case, a result of a combination between 2 main advantages from our Argentinian leather.

1) Grass fed production. Argentina it's one of the larger producers of natural beef and leather in the World. Most of our beef production becomes form the Northwest of Buenos Aires, large extensions of flat lands and the adequate weather enable free-range farming and abundance. Moreover, cows do not require balanced feed, a crucial point in this matter, and consequently, cows provide a fibrous and elastic material which, after being industrialized, becomes a fine grain, flexible, soft, durable and resistant product.

2) Vegetable tanned leather: we use vegetable tannins from the trees located in the north of Argentina, that makes a deliciously scented product with woody and sweet notes.

Another difference are the borders and the stitches. When you see our Vaqueta leather cover is crafted making a rounded border and thin thread (but same strong to support 160 kg). Polo leather cover is made with flat edges and thicker thread, same used for sewing saddles. When we craft the Polo leather cover we make a border of 4 meters long and 3 cm wide that it's stitched and makes the cover even stronger, the result is 6,4 mm edge thickness. 

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