Howcome my leather case got darker in color? Patina

October 10, 2018

Howcome my leather case got darker in color? Patina-Kulör Cases

 

People buy natural leather cases because they love how these items age in with a weathered look with regular uses. This darker weathered leather look is called “Patina” and it is the signature of high-quality leather.

 

How does leather patina develop?

 

Natural leather is a porous organic matter. It absorbs oils, moisture, heat, sunlight and other elements in the environment. And over time, the leather items develop a beautiful tan with a range of darker shades through uses.

 

Why is patina a signature of high-quality leather?

 

Patina develops better on less processed leather. For example, raw leather and vegetable tanned leather develop a patina much more easily than chrome tanned leather. And top-grain leather also develops a better patina than split-leather and so-called genuine leather.

 

How long does it take to develop the patina?

 

The more you use your leather item, the faster it develops a patina. Since most phone cases are handled frequently, it usually takes a short time to start seeing the patina. Another factor is the color of the leather. The lighter the color, the easier it is to obtain a patina.

If you wish to slow down the patina process, you can follow our leather care guide to regularly clean and condition your leather case to preserve the original look of your leather phone case.



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1. Both blind and foil stampings will appear in the approximate area shown.

2. Letter spacing might differ slightly from the preview due to the fixed width of copper die.

3. Foil is foil, it might come off when it is rubbed against over time.