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What is shearling leather? What is Leather Shearling?

The very basic answer to that question is the skin of a sheep or lamb that has been tanned with the wool left on the hide. Or here is the definition as found in Wikipedia.Shearling is a sheepskin or lambskin pelt that has gone through a limited shearing process to obtain a uniform depth of the wool fibers for a uniform look and feel. Contrary to misconceptions, shearling is not shorn wool; the term refers to the pelt of a yearling sheep that has been shorn only once by the process described above. Shearling garments are made from the pelts by tanning them with the wool of uniform depth still on them.A typical shearling pelt has leather, on one side...

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