Washing a Mohair or Alpaca Throw or Blanket I think you will agree with me, that we all know the basics of hand-washing. But sometimes it's nice to double check that we are doing it right. So here's some easy instructions to help you out. To hand wash a mohair...
Most NZ possum furs are tanned using a standard technique called "fur dressing" Fur dressing which is very good but you can NOT get it wet at all. Fur pelts will warp and shrivel if you get "dressed" fur pelts too wet. From June 2017 Gorgeous Creatures have decided to...
How to look after and store Possum Fur Regularly brush your possum fur gently with a metal bristle comb to keep it untangled Iron the fur with brown paper between fur and iron to give the fur lift and shine (also lightly brush the fur surface with a mix of...
I have a confession. I didn’t brush my sheepskin as often as I should have. And now my rug will never look as good as it did when it was new. Working every day with sheepskin you would think I should know better!I have a beautiful sheepskin rug that I...
There are a few manufacturing or environmental factors that might cause edge curling on cowhide rugs. A poor quality cowhide that has been unevenly split during the tanning process or has been poorly tanned is the strongest likelihood. How to fix cowhide rug curling edges Roll the curling leather backwards...
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