Leather is obtained from tanning of animal rawhide and skin which is often cattle hide. Leather is produced by various manufacturing processes ranging from small scale industries to heavy manufacturing industries.
Leather comes to use in various industries- clothing, footwear, furniture upholstery, bookbinding etc. Different kinds of leather are available in the market and are obtained from different animals. To get different types of leather, skins of animals are treated differently and used in furniture, home décor, luggage and wallets, bags, belts etc.