What is the minimum order quantity?

The minimum amount that may be ordered is one hide, depending on selected pattern, size of hide may vary. Please refer to each product card for sizes.

What amount of overage should be expected?
Overage will be kept to 5% or less if possible, we do not cut hides.
Does leather come in continuous rolls?

Optima Leathers only imports 100% leather, which comes in hides. The average size for each hide varies on all patterns.

How do I convert yards to square feet?
54" fabric yard = 18 sq. ft of leather
This equation takes into consideration the 25% waste factor due to the variance in shape and size of hides.

Use our yardage calculator to determine the quantity of leather you wish to order.

How do I convert square meters to square feet?
There are 10.764 square feet per meter. Multiply the number of square meters by 10.764.
What is the typical yield, or, how much waste should be expected?
Leather will have a slightly higher waste than fabric, we factor in 25%, however, the yield and waste will depend upon the application.
My sample doesn't look like the one on this website. Why?
It may be that the calibration of your computer screen is causing the colors to be displayed incorrectly. Or, it may be the result of dye lot variation. Also, variation in texture can be found throughout the hide of some leathers, resulting in large grain near the edge and smaller grain in the center.
How long will it take for my order to be processed?
If the leather is in stock, the order will be processed in 2-5 business days, depending on the complexity of the order and the volume of orders being processed at that time. Lead time is 4-6 weeks for all leathers not in stock.
What methods of payment do you accept?
We accept check and wire transfer payments, as well as, Visa, MasterCard and American Express credit card payments.
Do you offer custom capabilities?

Yes, 500 sq ft. minimum. Please contact your sales rep for details.