Ostrich feathers were for a long time the only material for which these birds were largely killed and later also bred in the African past. Male feathers and female feathers are collected separately. From all African ostriches, the African black ostrich has feathers of the highest quality. The most precious feathers are white male feathers.
Use of feather in fashion
Ostrich feathers found their place in the fashion industry. The most widespread and best known is the use of the feathers in women´s fashion. Thanks to the unique texture, feathers can be colored in any pastel color. This makes it a highly popular product in a range of luxury accessories such as hats, scarves, or boa. The most precious are the feathers from the first line of the cock´s remexes which is approximately 24 middle feathers. Decorations in the variety are especially appreciated. Ostrich feathers will never go out of fashion, which is why it became a popular adornment of expensive evening gowns from world fashion designers.