Have you got a damaged carpet and wondering what to do with it because you can’t afford a new carpet? Well, don’t worry! The best and affordable solution is to place a rug on the carpet. The rug will not only cover the damage, but also protects your carpet from getting damaged further, and rugs will also change the looks of your room and make it look better. You need not spend thousands on real fur rugs, because you can get beautiful cowhide rugs at affordable rates, which has now become a preferred and favorite item for home décor.
The cowhide rugs are made from cow’s hide which are cleaned, dried and tanned to get rid of the dirty odor and to make leather. The cowhides are actually the waste material thrown away by the food chain industry. And rug manufacturers use the hide, converting it to leather for making a variety of products. The natural cowhide rugs which have the typical appearance of cattle will look stylish for any room of your house. Whether in colors of grey, black and brown or a combination of colors like black and white or brown and white, they will give a rustic look to the room whether placed on the floor or hung on the wall. The best cowhide rugs are the Brazilian cowhide rugs.
Almost all the animals hide need to be tanned to prevent the hide from decaying, and there are many types of tanning which is being practiced nowadays. The two very popular commercial tanning processes are vegetable tanning and chrome tanning. Vegetable tanning is the process of tanning an animal hide, using vegetable extract. The process use tannin which is found in barks of trees like Oak, Mangrove, Wattle, Chestnut etc. Chromium tanning is the process of tanning using chromium salts. The greatest use of cowhides is to make leather and since the hides are very durable and resists dirt and water, a large amount of cowhides are used to make leather clothing which is a very popularly sort out item of clothing. Apart from this, the cowhides turned into leather are used for making things like furniture, coats, boots, seat covers, accessories, bags etc.
The pattern and color of the hides depend upon the breed of the cattle, which is very important to consider when you decide to buy natural cowhide rugs. The quality of the natural cowhide rugs depends on the quality of the hide, and the poor quality ones are those with natural tear and scratches on the hide. Brazilian cowhide rugs are durable, easily cleanable and do not fade easily. These high quality rugs are a luxury for any home, to provide warmth and comfort and for making your room look beautiful. If you want to give any room, especially the kids’ room a jungle look, choose a cowhide rug that is printed to resemble the skins of animals and if your are hesitant about buying natural cowhide rugs, you can opt for faux fur cowhides rugs, which are not made from natural hides, but false hides made of synthetic material.
The author has a business where he is having a natural or exotic animal print Natural Cowhide Rugs to suit every decor & budget, and matching decorator pillows too.