OSTRICH PLUMES: Generally the naturally white plumes from the male ostrich. These are washed and dried by the ostrich farmer. They are clipped from the bird with no harm.The large wing plumes can range between 20-30 inches long with herl (fibers) width that can exceed 12 inches across. The wing plumes have a thicker stems than drabs. "Feminas" are a type of wing plume similar but from the female. They are of a somewhat lesser quality but still very nice. Popular colors include white, black, ivory, pink, red, purple, and turquoise. Specialty colors include lavender, light blue, lime, green, brown, yellow, teal, blue and gold.
WING PLUME SIZES:
Deluxe long ostrich wing plumes - 24-30 inches
Premium Short ostrich wing plumes - about 16-24 inches