How to distinguish a chinchilla fur
Fur coats chinchilla at the height of fashion. Despite the fact that the fur of a rodent very small abrasion is unstable, its lightness, softness and elegance make a chinchilla very popular. However, buying a coat can be a very risky business. The market is flooded with fakes. Even glossy fashion magazines articles about products chinchilla often accompanied by pictures of a very different fur.
Instruction how to distinguish chinchilla fur
The first sign - the price. The cost of the chinchilla fur is very high, the price of the coat varies from five to one hundred thousand dollars, depending on the natural fur color, style and quality of the skins.
Note the structure of fur. In the chinchilla from a single hair follicle grows about fifty thin as gossamer hairs. This unique structure makes it extremely thick fur, no other animal fur can not be compared with her on this indicator.
Color hair on the entire length of the different heterogeneity. Therefore, chinchilla fur shimmers like to wear and looks very elegant. Natural color chinchilla dark gray with a white or bluish-white belly. The captive bred animals with other types of color. So do not fret at the sight of fur coats in brown and beige tones. Chinchilla fur is rarely painted, it is too expensive for that.
Do not forget chinchilla - small rodent. Therefore, the size of the skins at the widest point may not be more than the width of the man's hand. If it is not in front of you, most likely, the rabbit.
Podpushek chinchilla has almost the same length as the opaque hairs. Rigid The guard hairs chinchilla completely absent. Pooh looks slightly wavy. He is very gentle, almost airy. In comparison, rabbit fur rude.
Weigh the product in his hand. This chinchilla is very easy. Manto, sewn from three hundred skins, weighs less than two kilograms. Coats of even the most tender rabbit is much harder, because the rabbit is more dense membrane.
Chinchillas do not have sweat and sebaceous glands, and therefore the product of the chinchilla fur are odorless.
Rabbit Fur quickly takes the room temperature, which is, and chinchilla fur always seems a little cool to the touch.
China and France are derived special breed of short-haired rabbits: Rex and orilag, which simulates the fur of chinchilla fur. It is particularly easy, soft and silky. The price of the French coat of orilaga comparable in price with the fur coat of mink. Often, even the skins of rabbits chinchillas raskraivajut in size to achieve maximum similarity. However, the unique structure of the pile is impossible to imitate.
Chinchilla fur on the belly is shorter than on the back. On the ridge also runs a strip with a little less high pile. When cutting the skins of small animals try to use fully, so sewed fur fabric seems to undulate. Rabbit Fur Coat Rex looks more flat, the width of the dark part is much wider than that of the chinchilla.