Q: How do I insure my fur?

A: Take your fur to a professional furrier for a written appraisal. Give this appraisal to your insurance company so that the fur/furs can be listed on a separate rider of your home owners insurance policy. Ask your insurance agent for advice and details


Q: How often should my fur be conditioned?

A: Your fur needs to be Conditioned, cleaned and glazed at least once a year to prevent it from drying out.


Q: What can I do with a fur coat that I have inherited?

A: The fur can be updated into a more modern style. There are many options that include adding fabrics such as leather, or micro fiber. The inherited fur can also be used to trim a sweater, or cloth coat.


Q: Will rain ruin a fur?

A: A mild rain will not ruin your fur. Just hang the garment up to dry in a well-ventilated room away from direct heat.

After it is dry, give the fur a vigorous shake. If your fur gets thoroughly soaked, take it to a professional furrier for proper treatment.


Q: Can I store my fur at home since I have air conditioning?

A: No. Homes with air conditioning generally have too much humidity which can dry out the pelts.


Q: How do I care for my fur?

A: Store your fur with a professional furrier in the spring each year. Have the furrier: condition, clean, and glaze it while it is in storage each year.


Q: What is sheared fur?

A: Sheared fur is a fur that has been sheared of the guard hairs and only the silky under fur remains. Many of today's designers are designing sporty as well as dressy styles that fit well with today's lifestyle.


Q: Does dyeing a fur affect its quality?

A: No. A fur that has been dyed will keep its softness and luster. Dyeing a fur is an option that many of today's designers use to achieve a look that can only be gotten by dying the pelts.