Yes, I don’t usually have them on hand because they are too expensive for most people to buy, but I can get them. Alpaca skins in particular come from peru from animals that die. These alpacas are very valuable to the small people in the mountains who are poor, so to get a small amount […]
Where my skins are sourced, and my tanning methods
These are from baby animals that are born dead. Farmers don’t like to leave these dead animals in their paddocks and it is a loss of income for them, so I come and take the skins. These ‘slinkskins’ have been used by many clothing manufacturers to make high end gloves, clothing, and bags. Many animal
I have a number of sources, from a small, local abattoir, local hunters, to small abattoirs and tanneries overseas. I don’t offer skins from animals killed for their skins, or those reared in feedlots or intensive farming. Most of my skins come from small farms here in Australia, and small villages in other countries.