Seein' is believin'! The cosmetic appearance and fabric texture of synthetic leather is manufactured to resemble traditional leathers such as cowhide and pigskin and provides consistent quality and appearance. Stable material cost and product availability assures consistent supply and pricing. Synthetic drivers are chrome free. The 3711 series features a grain pigskin texture, keystone thumb, and shirred elastic back. **Synthetic Drivers not to be used around open flames or heat.