Comparing Natural Rugs and Robes

When considering a natural rug, hide or fur there are lots of great options and characteristics to consider.

Ask yourself, are you looking for a short or long hair rug? Textures vary from cow hair to a buffalo’s winter fur coat. Understanding the differences will ensure you choose the perfect rug or robe.

We encourage buyers to consider how they intend to use the animal robe in addition to which animal, color, texture and size they prefer. The fur quality and grade will play into the price when selecting the perfect rug and cannot be overlooked. Even state laws need to be considered when comparing options.

As one might imagine, there are lots of ways fur robes can be enjoyed. Natural furs are often used as rugs, blankets, throws, bedding, decorative wall hangings and apparel. Read more about ways to enjoy.

Before you buy ask yourself, what animals makes the most sense for you and your family? Claw, Antler & Hide Company offers a wide variety of natural furs including buffalo, cow, bear, sheep & Goat. SHOP ALL FURS


Cow Hides

Example Cow Hide

Example Cow Hide

Believe it or not, the popular black and white Holstein milk cow hide is just where things get started when it comes to cow hides. In fact, there are over 1,000 breeds of cattle worldwide and we encourage you to discover something truly special for yourself. Claw, Antler & Hide Company offers a variety of breeds and assorted colors including Brazilian, Brindle's, Longhorn's, and Hereford cattle hides. Prices average $285 but can vary. SHOP COW HIDES


Bear Furs

Example Bear Fur

Example Bear Fur

Polar, Grizzly, Brown & Black Bear rugs are always in demand and make for a dramatic addition to any room. Bear rug sizes vary but typically are 5 to 6 feet. Please ask about our current selection as availability is limited especially for specialty items like bear rugs. Please note Black Bear furs are NOT legal in all states. We ask that you check with your state Fish & Game regulations before purchasing. Prices can range from $1,500 - $3,000 depending on size, quality and type. SHOP BEAR FURS


Buffalo Fur

Example Buffalo Fur

Example Buffalo Fur

All of our Buffalo hides have a deep, lush winter fur. The bull bison have longer heavier fur and thicker leather which makes them significantly heavier. When considering your options, know that a buffalo fur is generally going to be the largest available. Buffalo rug sizes do vary but typically are 7+ feet. Today, buffalo are a sustainable resource. Prices for most buffalo rugs range from $1,000 - $1,300. SHOP BUFFALO FURS


Sheepskin

Example Sheepskin

Example Sheepskin

Sheepskins make for perfect seat covers. Our sheepskins work amazingly well for custom motorcycle seat covers because they allow for air circulation. Our sheepskins come in rainbow of died colors including teal, loganberry and a spectrum of natural colors like twilight, alder and cinnamon. Sheepskins are incredibly versatile and serve a variety of uses. Other potential uses include dog beds, rugs, blankets and decoration. The best part is that sheepskins are machine washable, can be air dried, and easily brushed to kept clean. The average size for a sheepskin is 43” X 24” with prices averaging $95. SHOP SHEEPSKINS


Goat Hides

Example Goat Hide

Example Goat Hide

Goat hides make great rugs and are professionally tanned. Goat hides range in size but are typically 26 inches x 36 inches. All goat hides are one-of-a-kind. Similar to cow hides, goat hides come in a vary of colors and have really special qualities. It is one of the most resilient leathers and is very supple and soft. Goat hides prices average $55. SHOP GOAT HIDES


While we are only mentioning five types of natural hides and furs (sheepskin, goat, bear, cow and buffalo) there are hundreds more including wolf, beaver, cougar, elk and moose. Don’t be overwhelmed by the choices of furs, leathers and hides. Allow the Claw, Antler & Hide team help you find the perfect rug or robe. If you don’t see what you want on our site just let us know. We are happy to find just the right one.

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