The Merino Chair's uncomplicated aesthetic and rich leather create a luxurious, one-of-a-kind heirloom piece. Industry West import the genuine water buffalo leather from Italy. It's especially suited for Industry West's style because of its unique characteristics. It has a naturally worn look full of distinct markings and wrinkles that Industry West then hand color, sand, and wax using age-old techniques. All leather color options included in the Pure Collection are tested and certified for California Technical Bulletin 117-2013, Section 1, Cover Fabric Test. Contact us to receive leather finishes available through our complimentary swatch program.