If you are considering buying a new pair of custom boots in Clark County, Nevada, Old Country has many possibilities for you. One of our most popular leathers is pigskin. Available in many styles, this leather will give you many years of wear.
What Is Pigskin?
As you might have guessed, this is leather that is made from the hides of hogs or pigs. Pigskin has a long history of being used in a wide variety of products, from American footballs to book bindings to luxury saddles for polo players. This ethically sourced leather is a by-product of the pork industry.
What Makes Pigskin So Popular For Cowboy Boots?
Why do so many people choose this leather fabric for their cowboy boots?
- Thin But Durable
- Dense & Protective
- Dappled Texture
- Not Affected By Moisture
- Resists Abrasion
Thin & Breathable
Because pigskin is so thin, it is often used as a liner for fine leather products such as purses or gloves. Its lightness makes it breathable and comfortable. This is not a fragile fabric. You can count on it to last many years in your custom cowboy boots.
Dense & Protective
Pigskin is so dense that it is often used in welding gloves and jackets. This protective quality will be valuable in your footwear.
Pigskin’s unique dappled grainy texture makes it ideal for shoes. Your custom boots will have a soft but slightly bumpy outer texture.
Not Affected By Moisture
Don’t worry about rain when you are wearing pigskin footwear. This leather keeps its shape and its texture. Moisture won’t cause it to become stiff as some other leathers will.
This fabric is a great choice for work shoes because it is so resilient and abrasion-resistant. Pigskin is are less likely than cowhide to become punctured.
Custom Pigskin Boots
You can order a truly unique pair of custom boots from Old Country Boots. Choose your favorite stitching, toe shape, and heel height. We use only the finest leather, and our artisans have many years of experience.
Handmade Cowboy Boots In Clark County
Old Country is proud to offer handmade cowboy footwear to the citizens of Las Vegas, Pahrump, Boulder City, Summerlin, and Henderson. In addition to shoes, we also make bags, wallets, and purses. Visit our family-owned business today.