Basically Bush are suppliers of wild possum fur, bringing unique, quality, fur products to you from the forests of New Zealand.
If you are interested in buying New Zealand possum fur online we have the capacity to supply 200,000 pelts annually. We can consign large numbers on receipt of forward orders.
Crusted skins are alum dressed or chrome tanned and can be crusted as per our clients specifications.
Possum is a mid-range manufacturing fur. It is ideal for trim, linings and accessories. It also has many applications for home decor, it can be manufactured into throws and cushions It dyes well in all colours, and can be bleached. When dyed and shorn to 15-20 mm it has a very similar appearance to mink. The leather is strong ,and stitches well
Quality Assurance Guaranteed
Basically Bush Ltd harvests, procures, processes and finishes all their possum fur skins to a high quality standard. The leather is both strong and uncompromised.
We Guarantee that the size, grade and fur meets the quality criteria outlined below. We will replace any skin within 14 days of delivery, that does not meet the quality, size or grade criteria of the product ordered.
Possum Skin Specifications
Our focus is on only dressing the top 20% of pelts harvested to ensure the best quality pelts.
All grades are available, but our focus is on only dressing the top 20% of pelts harvested. The remainder are used as fur fibre in the manufacture of yarn.
Possum is a wild fur, and as such has flaws, and variable fur length and density. This is why we are very careful about what we select for processing.
All Sizing is based on the size of the input raw pelt at the time of processing.
Length - Input Size - A minimum of 58cm from the base of the tail to the ear holes
Length - Input Size - A minimum of 56cm from the base of the tail to the ear holes
Length - Input Size - A minimum of 50-55cm from the base of the tail to the ear holes
NB: The amount of stretch in a pelt varies from pelt to pelt
Fur: No sign of re growth have good shine, good density and even fur length.
Pelt: May contain minor flaws
Fur: Minor re growth evident, good shine, even fur length
Pelt: Some repair work required
Fur - More Sparce, more uneven fur length and density.
NB: These are wild fur skins and as such each one will be different. Please appreciate them for their individuality!
Crusted Possum Skin Pricing
Prices are negotiable on:
- Availability of skins
- Demand for skins
- Quantity of skins ordered