Identifying Mink

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HOW TO IDENTIFY: Mink fur is flat and short and because the animal itself is tiny imagine no larger than a common squirrel , the pelts are long and narrow when construed together to form the garment. The look of a mink piece is described as being almost "shiny and wet.".Minks are members of the weasel family and look very similar to weasels and otters. Mink: Minks are good swimmers, but do not swim for long periods like otters. You can locate signs of mink present by searching their preferred habitat for their dens..Use online images and read about types of mink to educate yourself or make a quick judgment, as authentic mink can be a variety of color shades. Examine the cut of the coat and use buttons to identify the manufacturer. Use logos, crests or inscriptions as indicators..

Identifying captive ones might be easier, because you can get up close, but if you know what to look for you might be able to differentiate otter and mink species even at .Before launching into identifying vintage furs of mink, fox, rabbit, beaver and rac101, I must point out that fur is a big trend for winter 2011-2012. The runways set the stage for trends and mainstream ready-to-wear designers take note..Know that oftentimes identifying the fur type and origin of the animal canist you in finding out more information about its manufacturer, in the absence of a tag. Use online images and read about types of mink to educate yourself or make a quick judgment, as authentic mink can be a variety of color shades..Identifying Fur. Buying a vintage fur coat or jacket is usually an expensive investment. So often coats are labelled incorrectly; for instance, many sellers think that a fur coat is automati.y a 'mink coat'..

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