The earliest record of leather artifacts dates back to 2200 BC. Leather is used for its combination of strength and flexibility. Leather is a durable and flexible material created by tanning animal rawhide and skin, often cattle hide. It can be produced at manufacturing scales ranging from artisan to modern industrial scale. Leather is used to make a variety of articles, including footwear, automobile seats, clothing, bags, book bindings, fashion accessories, and furniture. It is produced in a wide variety of types and styles and decorated by a wide range of techniques. Full grain is the strongest and most durable type of leather available. Genmarks most leather products are designed using full grain leather. Full grain leather will be able to withstand years of use without showing signs of substantial wear and tear.