(antlers in velvet)
WHY CHOOSE FREEZE DRYING?
Freeze drying is considered the best quality preservation method for full, voluminous, fluffy velvet with minimal shrinkage.
Freeze drying is a natural way to preserve a velvet rack using no dangerous chemicals.
PREP & SHIPPING INSTRUCTIONS
Antlers must be properly tagged. Any special permits need to be copied and included in shipment.
Skull plates must be shipped to us clean and free of any brain matter.
All antlers must be split. This can be done by you or by us for $10 each
We use a jigsaw-type cut so putting back together is easy!
non-split add 40% to total price
We take care of the rest! Antlers are cleaned with a surfactant to, treated with preservative, and groomed prior to freeze drying.
Turnaround time ranges from 2-6 months based on size and fullness
Antlers should be shipped frozen with expedited 2-day delivery. Antlers arriving in poor condition and/or spoiled will not yield good results. Wrap tines with bubble wrap. Check to make sure velvet will not rub against the box during transit. Shake the box, nothing should move!