Postby skandinavikfur » Sun Aug 07, 2016 6:30 am
Male mink fur skins
The mink male skins are in average larger compared to the female ones . In the grading system they usually start from 1o and reach up to 4o . Their guardhair is thick and dense and so is their underfur. This makes them heavier thanthe females and warmer as well . Skinwise they are stiffer and thicker. Their hair look is not a shiny as the females and it is more coarse. In terms of pricing , coats made of male mink skins cost less because the skins themselves cost less and because of their larger size , 10-20% less skins are required for a garment. They are popular in colder climates and for men's fur coats. Their lifespan is greater -they can last for a lifetime and are safer option as a second hand purchase.
Female mink fur skins.
Their size is smaller and the hair is softer , silkier with excellent shine. The skin is not as thick as the males and is more . These properties make them more poular in general for women's clothing . Their softness and flexibility produces garments that fit and drape excellent , are lighter and the hair sheen is eye catching. They come at higher prices at auctions and the fur coats require more of them because of their smaller size .