What Is Burnished Leather?


Burnished leather refers to a process where the shoe surface is buffed to achieve an antiquing effect of the leather. It is a type of leather finish that creates a contrasting, rubbed-off appearance with variation of shade.
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1. Clean the leather thoroughly before burnishing. You don't want to rub debris or dust into the leather while working on it. This could create damage you can't fix. 2. Make sure
( ′bər·nə·shər ) (engineering) A tool with a hard, smooth rounded edge or surface; used for finishing the edges of scraper blades, for smoothing
There are multiple types and sizes of burnishing tools. They are usually blunt, or have no sharp edges. Hardened metal burnishers can be used to help polish out softer metal when
burnish: polish and make shiny
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Burnished leather is leather that has been given a finish that looks smooth and polished. This is generally done at the edges of the leather. If the leather has been properly burnished, it has an antique, worn look, but smooth and shiny. The burnished portion of the leather will have a different shade than the unburnished portion. The method that is used for burnishing depends on the piece of leather being worked on as well as the person doing it.
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