Choosing the type of fur thatís right for you
There are so many different types
of fur on the market, and it's important to know what type of fur you
want to purchase before you begin your search. Not knowing what type of fur
you want for yourself, or conversely, not knowing what types of fur are out
there, can lead to a much longer process in the decision making on your fur
Long-haired types of fur include fox fur, beaver
fur, raccoon fur, fisher
fur, fitch fur, sable fur, muskrat fur, coyote fur, chinchilla fur, lynx
fur, and otter fur.
Raccoon fur is usually a silvery black striped type of fur. Beaver furs
are brown types of fur. Coyote fur coats are blonde to beige types of fur.
Fitch furs are a cream type of fur with a black or brown overtone, usually
eggshell white but with a brownish blackish stripe.
Sheepskin jackets are popular among people who crave warmth and durability
in their coat, but want something a little more casual than the traditional
Fisher fur is a type of fur that is chestnut dark brown to deep mahogany
brown, usually with a touch of black in it. Native to Canada, fishercats
look like sable fur, but wear like raccoon fur. Fitch fur is a type of fur
that is commonly likened to ferrets, but in actuality the fitch is in the
mink and weasel family. Muskrat furs are types of fur that is relatively
inexpensive and smaller. Chinchilla fur is extremely expensive. Their skins
are small, so it takes about one hundred to one hundred and twenty skins
to make a coat from Chinchilla furs.