Five Leather Grades
The Spliting of the Hide
Full Grain Leather
Top Grain Leather
At the bottom of the pyramid, bonded leather uses leftover scrap pieces of leather that are shredded to a near-pulp.
These shreds are then bonded together using polyurethane or latex on top of a fiber sheet.
There’s no way of telling the level of organic leather material versus chemical, unless the manufacturer tells you (very unlikely).