Reindeer & More

Reindeer & More

Reindeer Hide
Reindeer Hides have become extremely popular over the last few years. Their unique characteristics and soft dense fur make them a stunning addition to the home. Each skin is unique with luxurious super soft fur and original markings. Reindeer Hides are generally regarded as being used for ornamental purposes, inside or outside the home.

Our hides can be used as wall, floor or furniture decorations. People use hide rugs for a range of different uses – you can use them to cover chairs, as well as line the inside of log cabins, on walls, floors and seats.

Eco-Friendly-Reindeer herders originate from the Sami people, nomadic tribes travelling the fells of Sweden, Norway and spreading to Finland in rhythm with the seasons. The reindeer provide meat, milk and raw materials for clothes and tools. Reindeer is still as important today to the Sami peoples culture and very existence making reindeer hide an eco-friendly and sustainable product.

Reindeer hides are harvested then salted in the Sami villages EU certified abattoir and tanned in the finest modern tannery of its kind, with years of experience.

Available in natural undyed colours Only

 

Size approximately: Width 75-90cm Length: 110-150cm 

White Tailed Deer

The white-tailed deer, also known as the whitetail, is a medium-sized deer. These are herbivores, leisurely grazing on most available plant foods. Their stomachs allow them to digest a varied diet, including leaves, twigs, fruits and nuts, grass, corn, alfalfa, and even lichens and other fungi

Blesbok

The Blesbok are beautiful abundant antelope with their dark brown tone and white belly. Originating from Southern Africa, their skins are obtained during the culling season. A medium sized antelope that prefers to stay in open grassland although they are quite often found in semi open bush. A great small floor rug, and a substitute to cowhides for a room that does not have the size for a large hide

 

Springbok

The Springbok a graceful strikingly marked antelope of the gazelle family, native to the open plains of Southern Africa. These have been an important part of life to the Karoo people for many centuries; it was a source of food and materials. Springbok skins were used to make roof coverings for huts, water containers, clothes, sacks and drums. Bones were shaped into spoons, needles and containers, horns became tinder boxes or handles on digging sticks. Its presence reflected the stability and intactness within the Karoo eco system