“Fur hat” is an extremely soft item that are made from the skins of animals that stay in the Polar Regions (i.e.,) the region which are otherwise called as Earth’s Frigid Zone.
The lives of the animals which stay in this region are extremely difficult since the winter temperature may reach negatives and can last for several months. In such circumstances, these animals safeguard themselves and keep them warm with the help of their own skin which are otherwise called as “Fur”.
Among all the animals in this region, we are immediately reminded of “White Polar Bears” when we come across Fur materials such as Fur hats or Fur clothes. These Polar bears are said to be marine mammals which has thick layers of fur to protect it against cold, windy air and water. The fur of such Polar bears and other similar animals of Polar region are used to make several fur materials such as “Fur hats”, “Fur clothes”, “Fur coats”, etc.,
Importance of Fur hat:
So, let us check what are the importance and uses of a Fur Hat
1. To keep you warm:
This is the major reason for choosing a Fur hat during winter season. According the statements of the buyers, Warmth is the main reason for buying this Fur Hats. Fur hats will keep your head and ears warm thus protecting you from cold and chill weather.
2. Long lasting:
Fur Hats are usually durable and last long for many years. Thus, it is a perfect choice to buy it even if it costs more.
3. Environmental friendly:
Fur is an eco-friendly product which is bio-degradable and harmless to the environment when compared to the hats made by other materials.
Fur Hat is the most comfortable kind of hat to wear than any other kinds of hats that are made of felt, nylon and polyester. It really gives you a warm, comfortable and cozy feeling whenever to wear it.
5. In terms of Fashion:
Nowadays, Fur hats are treated as a statement of fashion and most of the youths expose themselves stylish with these fur hats along with the fur coat.
Animals used for making this Fur hat:
Not only Polar bear but also other animals such as minks, Rabbits and Raccoons are used to make this Fur hat.
Minks are the animals which always like to swim in water and stays near the water areas. It prefers habitats that are warm covered with grasses, bushes and trees. There are two types of Minks species such as American Minks and European Minks.
Fur hats made of American Mink’s fur is little costlier when compared to other fur materials.
It is also said that Mink fur is durable since its hairs are thick and soft.
As we know already, Rabbits are the animals which are soft and spongy with its smoothest fur. Generally, right back from the olden days, Fur hats are made up of Rabbit’s fur which is considered to be quite valuable nowadays.
Raccoons have beautiful eyes and covered with black and gray layered fur. Raccoons which are in humid and dense forest have thicker fur than those living in the arid climates. Raccoon’s fur is also widely used to make Fur hats.
Different types of Fur hat:
Each Fur hat has its unique characters such as fur type, durability, color and so on. In accordance to that, let us check few different types of Fur hats available in the market.
Russian Fur hats:
This is generally called as “Ushanka” which is a Fur cap that consists of ear flaps which can be tied up at the chin area to protect your ears, head and jaws from cold air. They keep you warm and protect you from cold and windy air.
Women’s Trapper hats:
Trapper hats are also known as Aviator hats are more or less similar to the Russian fur hats (Ushanka) except for the curved dome style top. They too consist of ear flaps that are extra longer and a wide front brim.
Fur ear muffs:
These are the ear muffs which are stylish and cover both your ears perfectly. They are designed specially to cover only your ears and do not have provisions to cover chin, jaws and head.