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Reviews of merchants who sell various animal parts, other than leather, furs and fleeces.


NOTE: See also the files: merch-leather-msg, ivory-msg, horn-msg, fur-msg, Mk-a-Horn-Cup-art, urine-uses-msg, Working-Horn-art, parchment-msg.





This file is a collection of various messages having a common theme that I have collected from my reading of the various computer networks. Some messages date back to 1989, some may be as recent as yesterday.


This file is part of a collection of files called Stefan's Florilegium. These files are available on the Internet at: http://www.florilegium.org


I have done a limited amount of editing. Messages having to do with separate topics were sometimes split into different files and sometimes extraneous information was removed. For instance, the message IDs were removed to save space and remove clutter.


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   Mark S. Harris                  AKA:  THLord Stefan li Rous

                                         Stefan at florilegium.org



Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2011 17:42:13 +1000

From: "Katrina McCreadie" <katrina at danota.net>

Subject: Re: [Lochac] Horse Hair supplier

To: "'The Shambles: the SCA Lochac mailing list'"

        <lochac at lochac.sca.org>


<<< Does anyone know of a supplier of horse hair in Australia? I'm

particularly after lengths suitable for a music bow.


William >>>


Funnily enough I know one, but they are in the US. Windrose armoury can help

you... they supply the horse tails for my helm. They can supply immediately,

just drop them an email.





Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2011 22:59:19 +1100

From: Raymond Wickham <insidious565 at hotmail.com>

Subject: Re: [Lochac] Horse Hair supplier

To: <lochac at lochac.sca.org>




they sell music instrument quality horsehair.



From: Morgan White <blackfeatherswan at gmail.com>

Date: August 13, 2011 11:39:42 AM CDT

To: Barony of Bryn Gwlad <bryn-gwlad at lists.ansteorra.org>

Subject: Re: [Bryn-gwlad] Wanted: horse hair


Depending on how much you need, I would order from these guys:



<<< I need some horse hair- quite a bit, actually.  Any equestrians out there keep what they groom out?


Casey/Dieterich/Hanse >>>


On Sat, Aug 13, 2011 at 9:12 AM, Eule <eule at ecpi.com> wrote:

> Body, mane or tail?  How much?  Does it need to be the same color?



Unus sed Leo



From: garmestrang at gmail.com

Subject: Re: {TheTriskeleTavern} seking horns, amtlers, bones and perhaps other animal parts

Date: September 22, 2011 5:11:03 PM CDT

To: the-triskele-tavern at googlegroups.com


For antlers and hides check out http://www.clawantlerhide.com/. They also have some bones.


I know Master Rolant likes to get all of his cow horns from mountain man gatherings and rendezvous so he can inspect them for quality. I don't know where he gets antlers or bone at (especially the giraffe bone) but I can ask him if you'd like.


Another one possibly worth checking out is Moscow hide & fur (http://www.hideandfur.com/) they have antlers, horns, and a variety of bones as well. one other source I've found for cow horns online is http://www.woodenhawk.com/Catalog/tabid/52/CategoryID/39/List/1/Level/a/ProductID/382/Default.aspx?SortField=ProductName%2CProductName. Tandy sells cow horns, but they are not the best quality if you are wanting to carve them (a wee thin) if you wanted to scrimshaw or just seal & go they would probably be fine.


Let me know if you have any questions.


-    Gavine Armestrang



From: meprentiss at gmail.com

Subject: Re: {TheTriskeleTavern} seking horns, amtlers, bones and perhaps other animal parts

Date: September 23, 2011 10:56:34 AM CDT

To: the-triskele-tavern at googlegroups.com


These guys always vend at Pennsic. I have known them for years from the Mountain Man/Native American circuit.  They are a great source for hides, bone, antler etc.



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