Quality Handcrafted Leather Animal Footstools Since 1927

Welcome to the Omersa and Co website where we aim to delight you with our wonderful handcrafted leather animal footstools and desktop 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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  Hippo arrived at the right time! And we are happy and must smile all the time when we see him, thanks!! Beste regards from Vienna Kirsten December 2015  
- Kirsten
Finally I've received my desired second little pig, I meant to have something durable and unique for my little 2 month son Elio. I'm in love with your handcraft and, when I'll have a 30 mins of quiet I'll send you the whole story of why, in the meanwhile here it is: Elio seems to enjoy a lot.
- Edoardo Quaglia
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
I received our medium hippo yesterday.  Amazing!  He is fantastic.   Thank you so much.  He will be in our family for many years.  Already thinking about the next purchase.   Canada, May 2018
- C Bakker
We received the Rhino a week ago. It is wonderful and the recipient adores it. It has been a pleasure doing business with you and your company.
- Australia, March 2017
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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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