An ostrich drab feather can range from under 5" to over 22" inches in length. This type of feather comes from an ostrich's shoulder. The drab's stem, also called the quill, is thin and narrow. The fibers, or feather hairs, of drabs are thin, short and stiff. Ostrich drabs are dyed different colors and can be used to decorate art projects, floral arrangements or costumes. These are a great feather that is used in Ostrich Feather Centerpieces.
Plumes are elegant feathers that come from an ostrich's wing. Plumes have stems about a pencil width thick and feather tips that gracefully dip downwards. Plume feathers are fuller when compared to drab feathers, and they are longer, from 10 to 30 inches in length. Ostrich plumes, like drabs and other types of ostrich feathers, are dyed different colors for commercial use. Plumes are typically used in decorative centerpieces, as well as in feather gowns and hats. Feminas are a type of plume feather. These are the most Expensive of all Ostrich Feathers.
Deluxe Formal Feathers
The ostrich formal is a type of ostrich feather from the tail part of the bird. The formal can be 16 to 28 inches long. These feathers are thin and not as attractive or as full-looking as drabs and plumes. Commercial manufacturers steam and trim spad feathers can be made to look like very nice feathers. You can use formal feathers to decorate arts and crafts or circus costumes. You can also buy women's hats that are decorated with ostrich formal feathers.
The ostrich floss is a type of ostrich feather from underneath the wing. They are soft with fluffy fibers that hang down, which gives a lovely draped look. The stems are narrow and pliant. Ostrich floss feathers are perfect for masks, crafts, costumes, arrangements and centerpieces, and many other uses. The floss are long thin and droopy and cost the least in similiar sizes of Ostrich feathers and mix well with other types of Ostrich.
The ostrich feathers Popular for centuries and are experiencing a rebirth in the Wedding and Party industry. They are perfect and gorgeous for masks, crafts, costumes, arrangements and centerpieces, and many other uses.
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