[Q&A] Cowhide

1. What is Cowhide rug?

Cowhide is the natural, unbleached skin and hair of a cow. It retains the original coloring of the animal.


2. Are Cowhide rugs soft?

It is soft touch, and warm under the foot.


3. How to clean Cowhide rugs?

•Vacuum the rug Always vacuum in the direction of the hair.

•Shake the rug off Try to avoid beating the rug to break dirt loose.Shake the rug with only enough force to remove dirt.

•Brush the rug. Your cowhide rug may benefit from regular brushing to keep it clean and looking great

•Clean up spills quickly. Take these actions as soon as you notice a spill on your cowhide rug to help reduce the staining

Drying Cowhide Rug

After wiping spills or stains with damp cloth, rugs can be dried outdoors, with the hide, not the hair, facing the sun.


4. Cowhides smell bad?

In fact, most cowhides just smell like leather, which is exactly what they are. Our Cowhide rug has been carefully cleaned and treated so that it does not smell bad. It will smell like any other leather product in your home.


5. How much is shipping to me?

We do Free Delivery (urban address only) nationwide within New Zealand.

6. Do Cowhide rugs clean stain easily?

  • Scrape away solid matter.
  • Gently push the eucalyptus oil into the stain
  • Wipe with a damp sponge


7. Are Cowhide rugs are not durable?

Unlike many other types of rugs, which quickly degrade, cowhides are very durable. Think, for example, about how durable your leather goods are. Leather is widely used because of its extreme durability. It does not break down easily, is difficult to cut, and stands up well to wear. Your cowhide rug will be just as durable. As long as it is properly cared for, it can last you years longer than any other type of rug.