The Best Leather Bible

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The Best Leather Bible
There are many types of leather Bibles to choose from. (Jupiterimages/Brand X Pictures/Getty Images)

Many Bibles are made from leather, but in varying degrees of quality. There are families who would like to buy a beautiful top-grade leather Bible for a family heirloom, or for personal use, that may one day be passed down to their children or grandchildren. There are also those who would like to have their old Bibles refurbished with a new leather cover to change its look. There are many options in buying and refurbishing leather Bibles.

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Medieval-Style Leather Bibles

There are full-grained leather Bibles that are made of cowhide or calfskin that are offered online and at selected bookstores. Full-grain leather is the highest grade of leather that there is for any leather product. Old Leather is an online store that offers to cover Bibles with top-quality leather. They can bind Bibles in medieval-style leather with knotted closures, braided trim and gold medieval-inspired designs. Buyers can choose between the Illuminated Family Bible (King James Version) and the Catholic Family Bible.

Leather Covers for Bibles

There are a variety of options when it comes to purchasing a leather cover for your Bible. If you have an old or ordinary Bible that you would like to upgrade, fitting it with a leather cover is your best option. Leather covers are not as expensive as full leather-bound Bibles, but they can become somewhat pricey with higher-quality leather and unique detailed embroidery. Bible covers are an excellent way to protect the personal Bible from weather. A unique cover is one from Bible Knowledge Bookstore, which offers a leather Bible cover with a debossed print of the "Footprints in the Sand" poem.

Personalised Leather Bibles

Many people would like a personalised Bible with their name on it, or give a beautiful leather Bible as a gift with the recipient's names personalised on the cover. Other people may like a symbol or an inscription personalised onto their Bible, such as a statement of love, a small poem, clover, cross or an image of Christ on the front of the leather Bible. All Bibles is an online site that offers Bible personalisation services.

Leather Book Bounded Bibles

People who already own their Bibles or have a family heirloom Bible may want to send the Bible in to have it leather bound. Many companies can redo book covers in complete beautiful leather as if you bought the book already leather bound. For Bibles that are so old and in not so great shape, there is the option of rebound in a full leather binding. Mechling is a company that offers Bible bookbinding and custom rebinding.

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