carpincho species

Similarities and Differences Between Peccary and Carpincho (Capybara)

There’s a lot of exotic leathers over there but certainly, two of the most exotic and sought after are Peccary leather and Carpincho (Capybara) leather. Both are very soft, spongy and unique. Glove makers around the world prefer them for their premium gloves.

Today we will tell you some of the characteristics of both species that make them so unique.


Peccary Leather Vs Carpincho Leather: How To Distinguish Them

There are too many types of leathers in the market. From cowhides to exotics, all of them have five classifications: Full grain or top grain leather, corrected or embossed grain, split suede, nubuck suede grain and, reconstituted, bonded or fiber leather. Today we are going to talk about two exotic leather that are very similar in appearance but also they couldn’t be more different between them.