How to Make Devore Cowhide Rugs
Before you decide to make your own cowhide rug, you should know about its variations. Cowhide rugs can vary in size, shape, and tone due to the natural properties of the product. Here’s how to make one using cowhide. Read on to learn more about cowhide rugs. You will also learn how to care for it properly. Hopefully, you’ll get the look you’ve been dreaming of.
Variations in cowhide
Whether you’re shopping for a cowhide couch or saddle, you’ve likely noticed natural variations of the hide. Color, grain, and texture may differ slightly. Patterns and patches may also occur, making each cowhide unique. Some hides will have a lighter or darker tone, while others will be a deeper, darker hue. Each piece is handmade, so expect slight differences. Fortunately, these variations are typical and are a characteristic of good quality cowhide.
The first thing to know about cowhide is that it is a whole skin, not just a hide. When it is tanned, it is called a cowhide rug. A cowhide rug can vary greatly from the photo of the same type of hiding. The color, pattern, and texture of each hide can be an excellent choice for a rug. Cowhide can also be dyed to have unique patterns, and the resulting product is a luxurious addition to any home.
Techniques for making Devore cowhide rugs
Cowhide rugs are beautiful and durable, but the place you place them will have a major impact on their longevity. Although cowhides are completely safe to use anywhere, placing them in high-traffic areas or in rooms where they will receive direct sunlight will cause the hair to fade more quickly. Even though cowhides are considered natural, direct sunlight will also cause the color to fade more quickly.
Using the natural cowhide of a Devore cow is a natural material. It will vary slightly in color from hiding to hiding, so make sure to buy several different ones. Make sure not to let your cowhide rug get wet. This will damage it. Instead, dry it completely. This will prevent the cowhide from becoming damaged. Once dry, place it on a flat surface to allow the cowhide to air-dry.
Care for your Devore cowhide rugs
If you want to maintain the appearance of your beautiful cowhide rug, there are some tips you must keep in mind. While regular vacuuming and sweeping will keep it looking pristine, you may miss a small spill. Using a dull knife to scrape away solid matter is an effective method. Once cleaned, blot it dry with a soft rag or brush. You may also want to use a mild soapy solution to clean the cowhide.
Devore Metallic Cowhide Rugs are made in Brazil by manufacturing partners with over 40 years of experience in the tannery business. The gold metallic print gives this rug a glamorous, chic look. This rug ships directly from the manufacturer so it cannot be shipped express or to Alaska. Care for your Devore cowhide rug is the same as caring for other types of leather rugs.