Are real and authentic Chesterfields made only in England? No, this is no longer the case. This tale is still alive as a sales story by some very expensive English sellers/shopkeepers in Chesterfields, and for no other purpose than their own profit. They state that high quality is guaranteed only in English-language manufacture. But this is really nonsense. Quality does not depend on the production site. There are other factors for real Chesterfield, such as the right designers, comprehensive professional knowledge, well-trained craftsmen, the right production techniques and last but not least: the use of only high-quality, sustainable materials. For example, original Chesterfield furniture from Chesterfield.com has been produced for decades not only in England, but also abroad. The economically efficient distribution of production sites allows this Chesterfield specialist company to offer its products under the highest quality requirements and with the best warranty conditions (including the unique, transferable warranty condition), but at a much more favorable price for the consumer.
What is the difference between aniline leather and semi-aniline leather?
Aniline leather, also full aniline or pure aniline, is a type of leather of the very best quality in the purest, intact form (that's why without damage such as injuries or bites). These hides are quite rare and therefore more expensive to purchase. They are specially dyed with great care in a bath with non-toxic aniline dyes. The pores of the skin remain open after this process. The natural pattern remains visible and shows the unique character of the skin. Full aniline leather does not undergo further processing such as applying a pigment or color layer or a protective coating. The original supple structure and the matt, soft texture of the skin are preserved. It gives this leather type its special, exclusive look. Due to the open pores, aniline leather is more sensitive to stains (water, grease or discoloration due to sunlight). Careful maintenance is really necessary for long-lasting enjoyment. You can choose to have the skin impregnated for ease of use. Aniline leather with a protective coating is called semi-aniline leather.
Semi-aniline leather also has the same highest quality as full aniline leather. The difference is that semi-aniline leather has undergone a treatment. By a special coating is a thin protective layer applied to the skin against dirt, spills, stains and discoloration. As a result, the leather now feels slightly firmer, but it is a lot easier to maintain. The original natural drawing of the skin is still visible. This is no longer the case with pigmented leather.
What is pigmented leather?
Pigmented leather, also called cover dyed or covered leather, is made of a slightly lower quality hide than the flawless full aniline leather or semi-aniline leather. Pigmented leather has small natural imperfections or imperfections (such as scars from tick bites or other injuries), but these are cosmetically removed by means of a paint coating (pigment or color layer) on the skin. The leather is then varnished. It is very practical to use, dirt-repellent and resistant to stains and discoloration. However, not much can be seen of the original drawing. This type of leather is cheaper than full aniline leather or semi-aniline leather, but just as durable and easy to maintain with the right care products.
Does leather require a lot of maintenance?
Leather with an open structure is prone to staining and discoloration. It is therefore maintenance-intensive. You can choose to have a covering layer of lacquer applied to the furniture. This is done in the factory. It is dirt-repellent and prevents discoloration. It is also a protection of the paint layer, which promotes the durability of the furniture. The end product can also be impregnated with a fire-retardant coating. With the Royal collection of "The Chesterfield Brand" this is standard, with furniture from the other collections of this brand this is possible on request.
What is the appropriate maintenance product for Chesterfield leather?
Light colored leather in particular requires regular maintenance, at least 4 times a year. You can remove dirt with a soft sponge or a soft cloth and a special leather cleaner. After that, the leather must be greased again for optimal condition. The specially manufactured Leather Care Bio Cream from Chesterfield.com is a cleaning and maintenance product in one. It is easy to use with excellent results.
How can I identify the fake Chesterfield?
Many Chesterfield look-a-like products are appearing on the market in leather or synthetics. This imitation / counterfeit Chesterfield furniture is manufactured in bulk batches in the most common, standard dimensions. They are cheaper than an original Chesterfield, but of much less quality, durability and comfort. They cannot be adjusted to personal wishes regarding size or design. The warranty is usually limited to the statutory warranty periods.
What is Harris Tweed?
Harris Tweed is a luxurious, strong fabric made from pure new wool from Scotland. It is traditionally handmade by islanders of the Outer Hebrides. Harris Tweed is famous for the high quality and beautiful compositions of characteristic patterns in unique, natural tones. Original Harris Tweed can be recognized by the Orb quality mark with which the fabric is stamped. Chesterfield.com has included a beautiful collection of furniture under the name Chesterfield Harris Tweed in its range, in which leather Chesterfield furniture is combined with Harris Tweed fabric. The combination of style, high quality and customization options makes this combination very special.
What is Chesterfield Harris Tweed?
Chesterfield Harris Tweed is one of the special Chesterfield collections from Chesterfield.com. In this collection, the supple quality leather of the Chesterfield is integrated with the luxurious, pure new wool of the original Harris Tweed. The effect is particularly beautiful.joyful, yet stylish. Classic features, but creatively contemporary at the same time. All this based on the conscious choice for pure, natural materials. A choice also for sustainability and its own personal atmosphere. Chesterfield Harris Tweed furniture stands for strength, beauty and pleasant comfort. It is a pleasant and inviting element in any environment. Take a look for yourself in our special Chesterfield Harris Tweed Collection book. There is a choice of many models in a variety of colors and patterns. The collection book is available online on the front page of our site Chesterfield.com for you to browse through at your own time at your leisure. Have fun!
Where can I buy Chesterfield Harris Tweed furniture?
In the online catalog of Chesterfield.com you can view the Chesterfield Harris Tweed furniture at your leisure. You can also find there the number of (many) adjustments are possible. You can then order the furniture online. The ordering procedure consists of a number of simple steps which are clearly indicated. If you still want help with this, you can call us on our general telephone number 085-273 0145. Our employees will be glad to help you. You can also visit a showroom near you. Our advisor(s) there are available by appointment. These personal coaches take plenty of time for your questions and/or help with your choice. We think it is important that the purchase of our Chesterfield furniture, including the Chesterfield Harris Tweed, is carefully supervised, so that you can enjoy your new purchase without any worries and to your fully satisfaction.
Which patterns and colors does Harris Tweed have?
Harris Tweed includes hundreds of unique patterns, carefully developed over the centuries. The patterns consist of a beautiful, subtle design with the most beautiful composition of natural tones, typical of Harris Tweed. The weaver can use a specific process to have exactly the right color of yarn, so exactly the way you want it. Chesterfield Harris Tweed furniture therefore fits into every interior and every style as a radiant eye-catcher.
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