Unprotected Leather


Leather Types

Definition of Unprotected Leather

Unprotected leather is leather that lacks a protective coating. As a result, it looks raw and natural.

It’s typically more pliable, softer, and more breathable than treated or protected leather. And as the leather ages, it develops a rich patina that makes it even more appealing.

But since it lacks a protective coating, unprotected leather is more susceptible to soiling, fading, and staining.

Example of Unprotected Leather in a Sentence

"I was looking for a wallet made from unprotected leather so I can appreciate how it ages over time."

Synonyms: crust leather, naked leather

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