Fur Cleaning and Glazing
Furs By Bella J offers Cleaning and Glazing service for your furs. Cleaning and Glazing is necessary to restore the oil into the pelts of your fur to keep the leather from drying out and keep the fur and pelts supple.
The Fur Association of America recommends your fur to be cleaned and glazed annually.
To have your Fur Cleaned & Glazed
Please use our new Fur Service Drop-Off -Pick-Up Station at our next event to have your fur cleaned and glazed. You may drop off your fur at one event, then pick it up at the following event for your convenience.
You may also use our Fur Service Drop Off Station, and we can ship your fur back to you via UPS or USPS.(Please note customer pays for shipping.)
Or, you may instruct us to put your fur in our Cold Storage Vaults for maximum protection during the summer months after the Cleaning/Glazing process is done.
You may also ship your fur directly to us for Cleaning and Glazing if you can not make it to our next event.
Please send an email or give a call to find out the schedule for our next upcoming event. We are happy to answer your questions and help you with your fur needs.
How is my Fur Cleaned and Glazed?
Fur Cleaning Process
First: The lining is pre-spotted by hand with a solvent or other cleaning solutions to remove any visible stains. Then the lining is completely scrubbed by hand with a cleaning solvent or other cleaning solutions, depending on the age of the fur garment and the type of lining.
Second: The fur side is spotted as needed and completely scrubbed by hand with a special cleaning solution.
Third: The garment is put into a large tumbling and cleaning drum with a special mixture of fine crused corncob, nutshells and glazing solution, and then tumbled around for 20 minutes to an hour. This works the glazing solution into the skins of the garment to keep them soft and pliable for years to come.
Fourth: The garment is then put into another large tumbling drum which is designed to shake out 98% of the fine corncob and nutshell dust. The remaining dust in cuffs, pockets and collar is blown off by hand with a high pressure air gun.
Fifth: The garment is now sprayed with a glazing solution to put the luster back into the fur and ironed on a specially designed ironing wheel at 300 degrees fahrenheit which removes the nap and loose hairs and at the same time electrifies the fur hairs leaving them fluffed, looking new.
Sixth: The lining is now spot cleaned if needed, for the second time, then steamed and ironed.
Last: The fur garment is hand combed, putting on the finishing touch, giving it that new soft fluffy lusterized look.