How to distinguish a beaver fur from rabbit
Sometimes, sellers, wanting a more profitable you can sell stale goods, give a cheaper fur for luxury and expensive. Very often such "transformation" taking place with rabbit fur, which is issued for the beaver. Agree, fall short of such substitution. After the coat of beaver fur can be worn 18 years old, and rabbit - a maximum of 5.
Instruction how to distinguish beaver fur from rabbit
Stroke the fur product for wool. If the fur is smooth, and the hand slightly slip, then before you beaver pelt.
Stroke the fur coat against the grain. If this beaver pelts, the fur will be slightly pricked. rabbit fur, in contrast, not so dense and has no rigidity.
Pay attention to the fur dressing and the geometry of the cross-linked to one another skins. Private beaver pelt, usually rectangular in shape. Its dimensions are 30x50 or 40h65. Look at the product again from the inside. It must be sewn from whole wafers of this size.
Check scrapings. It is in any case should not crackle or make rustling sound. If the membrane is yellow, it indicates that the fur is old, so in any case do not take the product out of the fur, because the shelf life is running out.
Pay very close attention to the quality of fur trim. Inspect the seams, which are the product of an expensive fur is always thin and neat. If the skins are glued together rather than sewn, it is not necessary to speak about the quality of the product: it literally fall to pieces at the first snowfall.
Closely examine the product labels and stickers. Ask the seller all the necessary certificates confirming that it really has to do with the manufacturer, whose label is specified on the label. Certificates must contain information about the fur auction, as well as information about the suppliers and the quality of the fur skins. On the skins should be hallmarks of factories in which they were manufactured. Be sure to ask whether there is a guarantee from the manufacturer.
Before you make a final choice in favor of a fur, consult with the familiar, versed in furs. They will give you good advice.