Testimonials

He arrived safely yesterday and he is just perfect.  My 20 month old son immediately gave him some pats on the back (pats are usually reserved only for mummy, daddy and grandparents, so a very good…
- M. Parker, Australia
Thank you, and your team, so much for my three wonderful animals - 'Edmond' and 'Columbo' and 'Little Chick' - they are utterly delightful and are very much part of the family already, and worth…
- Wendy Edmond, UK
Thank you for the wonderful product. I bought my bull through COACH in Jacksonville, Florida. After receiving my bull and discovering your company I have become a fan of yours.
- Tristan, USA
Miss Piggy has arrived safely, has been unpacked, and is much admired by wife and I - as fine an example of porcine beauty as one could ever hope to see ( miss piggy, not…
- J. Teague, UK
I just wanted to confirm that Bruno le kangourou, Théodore le cochon et Timothy l'éléphant arrived in time for Christmas and will most certainly make my nieces very happy. Thank you so much for your…
- Fabienne Salaun, France
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Recent FAQs

Do people collect the animals?

The animals are becoming increasingly sought after particularly older pieces that carry the “Liberty of London” stamp. The product has been exported to the USA since the 1960’s, when they were sold through Abercrombie & Fitch. They can be found in house sales, auction sites, antique dealers all over the world.  Some of our customers have quite a collection!  One elderly pig made over £800 at a Sotheby’s Stately Homes auction.

Do people give them names?

Yes! Our owners love to give their animal a name.  “Cornelius the Elephant” –  “Ronald the Rhinoceros” – “Babe the Pig” – “Henrietta the Hippo”

The name of your animal can be recorded on the Owners Database for posterity!

Do the leather animals make good presents?

Yes, wonderful.  They are ideal as wedding and special anniversary presents. They have a particular appeal for men so make a difficult present easy!  Children, of course, love to play on them and they become a very special part of childhood. Many of our customers remember playing on them in childhood whilst visiting a relative and at last purchase one of their own!

How long will the animals last?

We make the animals to last a very long time; we want them to be a part of your family.  We often have elderly animals returned for new ears or tails, a re-stain and polish, in readiness for the next generation.

How do I keep my animal in good condition?

Keep you animal away from direct sunlight as this will cause the colour to fade. Please also keep water/liquid away from the animal as these can cause marks. Leather does not like heat either so do not keep too near a sitting room fire or radiator.

We highly recommend the regular use of NIKWAX Waterproofing Wax. This product keeps the leather in excellent condition and waterproofs against water damage. It can be purchased through our On Line shop.

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Behind the Scenes

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Quality Handcrafted Leather Animals Since 1927

Welcome to the Omersa website where we aim to delight you with our wonderful hand made leather animal footstools and desk top accessories.

Omersa and Company is known throughout the world for its collection of handmade leather animal footstools and desk top accessories – the Omersa Collection. The first leather pig was made in England in 1927 and sold through Liberty’s of London, where they can still be found today. Our animals have been exported to the USA since the 1960’s where they continue to have a significant following and today can be found across the world in selected department stores.

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