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Petersburg, Russia, saw superior sable pelts fetch $1,700.
Sending Namibia's swakara production to the international auction in Kopenhagen twice a year is the responsibility of Agra Provision which manages the specialised pelt centre in Windhoek solely for this purpose.
Since only one panel per pelt will have a tail, you will have to create a tail for the other panel(s) made from that pelt.
The aim of this research was to investigate the bating of pelts delimed with PAA and ascertain how the presence of oxidizing materials (PAA, [H.
Some Tibetans wear the pelts of endangered species, which come mainly from South Asia, as status symbols, and about half the population does not know the pelt trade is illegal, environmental conservation groups have found.
They burned the pelts of foxes, otters, leopards and tigers, apparently in response to the Dalai Lama's advice in India last month to about 9,000 Tibetans against using endangered species.
Since then, the co-operative has seen a significant increase in the value of sales and the quality of pelts, which rose about 20 percent in the 2003-2004 season.
1981 Quartz--various sources, Harold and Erica Van Pelt 1982 No poster 1983 No TGMS poster; Dealer poster--Cerussite 1984 Tourmaline--Candelabra Blue-Cap Elbaite, California Smithsonian, Chip Clark 1985 Dioptase on Calcite--Tsumeb, Namibia Smithsonian, Chip Clark 1986 Rhodochrosite--Wessels mine, South Africa Norm and Roz Pellman, Harold & Erica Van Pelt 1987 Quartz--Rock Currier, Harold & Erica Van Pelt 1988 Beryl, Var.
In our investigation, we showed how a fur coat had been found to be made from the pelts of 42 Alsatian dogs.
Though fur prices are nothing like they were 20 years ago, there's still a market for good pelts.
Each year thousands of Tibetan antelopes are shot by poachers, some of whom exchange their valuable pelts for tiger parts coming from India.
Once commonly known as 'black gold', the pelts have been worked into fur garments for decades.