- Associazione Italiana Pelliceria. Site of the Italian furriers,
consequently in Italian. "7,000,000 Italian women own fur, 5,600,000 do
not own fur but would like to own some ..." If only
some of those pictures were larger. Update posted Augustus
(June 8) 2001, most parts of
the fashion section.
- Bontwijzer. Right on Mikhail's doorstep, the homepage
of the Dutch Fur Industry and the NBI (Nederlands Bont Instituut).
Interesting but sorry, in
Dutch only. New 9 October 1998. Update posted August 24 2001 (December
- Chinchilla.com. No interesting pictures, but a
must read for everyone remotely interested in chinchilla. New June 15 1999.
Chinchilla Breeders Online. Well, what it says. All kinds of info, including having
chinchillas as pets. New entry August 21 (20) 2001.
Copenhagen Fur Centre. Site of the Danish fur auction centre and, in its
kind, not bad at all. New entry August 21 2001 (October 3 2000). (Bluefox)
Deutsches Pelzinstitut. Many Wörter and a reasonable amount of
info, if you happen to speak German and are new to fur.
A long series of beautiful, large
pictures for the press.
9 (August 24) 1999, update posted August 23
(8) 2001. (MyFurLady)
Germany, Frankfurt am Main. In spite of the
promising start page less than exciting, basically just address information.
New entry June 22 2000 (Augustus 24 1999), update
posted August 24 (January 15) 2001, still not much of interest.
A not too large view of a very attractive collection. New entry November 30
(February 9) 2000 (Elli)
European Fur Breeders' Association.
No frills website of the European website, nothing very
exciting but to the point and in English. New entry August 21 (May 2) 2001.
- Fédération Française des Métiers
de la Fourrure.
website of the French fur industry - a handful of nice
pictures, but you have to browse through the page.
Bi-lingual. New September 1 1998,
update posted August 23 (20)
2001 (July 13 2000).
- Finnish Fur Sales. A multilingual
site that's only interesting to the industry people and for
the news. Nice design though. New May 29 1999,
update posted August 24 (23) 2001.
- Fur Commission. A 'pros' and
'cons', and the pros leave you in no doubt who the cons are. Useful 'news'
page. New December 11, 1998, update posted August 23 2001.
Now with videos!
Fur Fair of Kastoria.
Greece, Kastoria. All the info you could expect, plus
two handfuls of nice pictures. In the 'Fashion show', don't miss the arrow
pointing to the next page. Slow and shaky server when I was looking. New entry
January 21 (17) 2002. (HackJack SSFF)
- www.furs.com. Classic fur site, with useful
information, and great design. Especially the shopping section (used fur ads
and a big address list). Update posted January 25 (22)
2002: Springtime Furs.
- furs.ru. Apparently a Russian fur organisation. Lots
of Russian text or gobbledygook (depending on your browser) but one nice picture.
New entry January 4 2000 (June 25 1999) (Elli)
- Fur Industry in America. Last update March 12, 1998. Not
much going on here.
- Fur Council of Canada and NAFFEM. Several nice fashion pictures and some
information. Update posted September 16 (June 3) 1999.
- Fur Institute of Canada
- Furfair of
gallery that's a real appetizer. Unfortunately, the fair was in April, but
enjoy the site anyway. New entry May 29 2001 (March 27 2001). (Elli)
- Fur in Kastoria. A very small page, one picture.
meeting point of (Italian) fur professionals. No pictures to mention, if
that's what you're after, but a lot to read (in Italian). New entry May 29
- Furs Net. A site hosting
various Greek fur companies and organisations. Well worth to explore,
interesting text and original, stylish pictures all over it. The welcome
page has a handful of different pictures; every time you pas you get to see
a another one. New entry November 11 (5) 1999.
- Hong Kong Fur
Federation. If you don't make it past the opening animation, try this
One of the more entertaining
national fur organisation sites, simply by showing pictures of their fur
oriented activities. Sadly, the pictures are often way too small to do the
designs justice. New December 17 (October 20) 1999.
- International Fur Trade Federation, UK. A well designed site with some
useful information. A large collection
of pictures, around for some time, but it's one to go if you haven't
been there already; now also with the Spring 2001 fur fashion. The
`hi-resolution' pictures are very large downloads, even for my tastes or
just Error messages (definitely not my taste). Update
posted September 16 (August 3) 1999, update posted December 7
(November 20) 2000. (STA SSFF)
in Bayern. An
organisation of Bavarian furriers. Lots of German-only info, and some of it
interesting too, but the average picture hunter will find little here. New
entry December 9 (November 30) 1999 (Pit).
Turkisinfo. It's in
Finnish, and it has one drawing of minks (not organised into a coat). New
May 29 1999.
- Mod@ in Galicia.
Moda y Confeccion Textil. The Galicia region, in the Northwest of
Spain has its own fashion site, with a Peleteria-section, so, furs
and leather. Check the listed fur firms for some nice pictures. Updated May
- Le Monde de la fourrure. A French / Swiss site. Thumbnails of 'to be
requested' pictures here (you can swap too), a story and some other info,
but in French. New December 12 1998. Updated March 2 1999.
- Le collezioni
per l'autunno-inverno '97-98. The big picture, in BIG pictures. Forza
- Nederlandse vereniging van
Fokkers van Edelpelsdieren. Dutch organisation of fur
breeders. Lots of interesting info, but you have to be able to read Dutch,
for it's Dutch-only and there isn't much to see. New entry December
17 (October 28) 1999.
Norway (? - It's hosted on a Danish address). If you're
deeply intrigued about the way fur animals are kept in Norway, this must be
your place, but otherwise it's no pictures or interesting conversations. Norse
(or Danish) only. New entry August 21 (July 10) 2001.
- North American
Fur Auctions. A business oriented site
with a few small pictures. Update promised for june. New February 15 1999,
update posted January 10, 2001.
A very distinct style, with leather inserts and Indian-style motives. A
handful of pictures, relatively much of it lynx. New entry November 30 (May
3) 2000. (Elli)
- Pelsinform. Fur in Norway.
- Possum. Buy possum fur and save New
Zealand's wildlife, is the message of this comprehensive site. New February
The site of the Swiss furriers, in German, French and Italian.
Sveriges Pälsdjursuppfödares Riksförbund.
Swedish fur breeders association. Swedish only, but looks all bright and
colourful. Must be interesting if your in the business. New entry August 21
(April 24) 2001.
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