Horse Hair

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Description of the Product

A limited amount of horse tailhair is now available for use in all period handicrafts.

For centuries horsehair has been used to make fine art, jewellery, violin strings, belts and other beautiful objects. It has been woven into clothing at least as far back as the Bronze age Celts. Horse hair is slow to absorb moisture, so it stays relatively warm even in wet conditions. It is durable, and longer fishing lines were achieved by braiding the hairs together. As a readily available material it is still used as a natural stuffing in chairs. For authenticity, as well as its superior qualities, it can still be used for example in helmet paddings.

  • Available in long and short hair bundles
  • The length of long hairs is approx. 80 cm
  • The length of short hairs is approx. 20 cm
  • The horse hairs now in stock are all black

 

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