Dragon hide is used to make clothing. Where Muggles would wear leather, wizards would wear dragon hide. The skin is very tough, impervious to a multitude of spells, and provides immense protection, while at the same time having the same texture and appearance as snakeskin. Dragon hide is used to make gloves, boots, jackets, belts, and shields. In high demand at the moment is the skin of the Swedish Short Snout. Dragon hide being very tough is used to touch potion ingredients harmful to the skin. In potions class, the students will use dragon hide gloves if the ingredient could irritate their skin.

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