Natural Exotics

International Merchants of Exotic Natural Products since 1992

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Australian Opossum Tail
Price: $4.00
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Item #: 18-16 (D4A) -

The Australian Opossum Tails or New Zealand Opossum Tails generally measure between 6" and 12". They differ from the North American Opossum in that they have a softer, fuzzier hair.Australian opossum were transplanted to New Zealand and have become a royal pest. They are not endangered at all and are considered to be a nuisance in New Zealand.A USFWS export permit is required for all shipments outside the USA.

Trading Post Grade Australian Opossum Skin: Gray
Price: $86.63
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Item #: 259-30-TP (K23) -

The Australian Opossum skins are available in limited quantities. They are fully furred and may tails, but do not have feet. The trading post quality are #1 and #2 skins from New Zealand. We also have a limited number of skins with thinner hair than fashion quality skins. The Australian Opossum have a softer, fuzzier hair than the North American Opossum.Length (not including tail): 19" (48.5 cm)Length (trunk of body): 18" (45.5 cm)Width: 9.5" (24 cm)Tail: 6" (15 cm)**Sizes will vary...

Trading Post Grade Australian Opossum Skin: Rusty
Price: $86.63
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Item #: 259-40-TP (K22) -

The Australian Opossum skins are available in limited quantities. They are fully furred and may tails, but do not have feet. The trading post quality are #1 and #2 skins from New Zealand. We also have a limited number of skins with thinner hair than fashion quality skins. The Australian Opossum have a softer, fuzzier hair than the North American Opossum.Length (not including tail): 19" (48.5 cm)Length (trunk of body): 18" (45.5 cm)Width: 9.5" (24 cm)Tail: 6" (15 cm)**Sizes will vary...

Opossum Fur Scrap (lb)
Price: $13.00
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Item #: 259-SCRAP (L3) -

The picture above shows one pound of Australian Opossum scrap fur. These are mostly tail pieces. This fur varies in size because it is the scrap left over from other products made with opossum fur. The scrap comes in various shades of natural brown (i.e., not dyed). We cannot guarantee matching colors or sizes throughout an order.Australian opossum are not an endangered species.

Paua Shell Beads: Medium (>0.75"): Strung
Price: $30.50
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Item #: 565-BPL (P10) -

Paua is the species of abalone shell (haliotis iris) found only in the cold waters of southern New Zealand. The coloring varies from shell to shell and has an amazing iridescence. The lighting in the photos above does not do justice to the array of colors found in these beads. Paua beads are made from cut and tumbled paua shell. The government of New Zealand strictly controls the harvesting of abalone for food. The shells are a natural by-product.There are 25 to 27 medium paua beads per...

Trochus Beads
Price: $35.00
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Item #: 565-BTF (A5) -

These trochus beads are made from cut and tumbled New Zealand trochus shells.We are now stocking the free-form beads shown above. There are 24 beads per strand.

Polished Paua Shells: 4-5"
Price: $21.00
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Item #: 565-SH-P-AS (A1) -

Paua is the species of abalone shell (Haliotis iris) found only in the cold waters of southern New Zealand. The coloring varies from shell to shell and has an amazing iridescence. The shells are approximately 4" to 5" long and 3" to 3.5" wide.The government of New Zealand strictly controls the harvesting of abalone for food. The shells are a natural by-product of the food industry.

Paua Shell Pieces: Fans (lb)
Price: $92.00
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Item #: 565-TPDU-FN-AS (P13) -

Paua is the species of abalone shell (haliotis iris) found only in the cold waters of southern New Zealand. The coloring varies from shell to shell and has an amazing iridescence. The lighting in the photo above does not do justice to the array of colors found in these pieces. The pieces vary in size and shape and come from shells that have been tumbled to a natural, satin, or high gloss finish. Please note that there will be some degree of broken or chipped shells. If you only need a small...

Paua Shell Pieces: Premium (lb)
Price: $118.00
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Item #: 565-TPDU-PP-AS (P9) -

Paua is the species of abalone shell (haliotis iris) found only in the cold waters of southern New Zealand. The coloring varies from shell to shell and has an amazing iridescence. The lighting in the photo above does not do justice to the array of colors found in these pieces. The pieces vary in size and shape and come from shells that have been tumbled to a natural, satin, or high gloss finish. Please note that there will be some degree of broken or chipped shells. If you only need a small...

Paua Shell Pieces: Spikes (lb)
Price: $92.00
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Item #: 565-TPDU-SK-AS (P10) -

Paua Shell Pieces: Natural: Unsorted 20-80 mm (lb)
Price: $51.00
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Item #: 565-TPNU-AS (L24) -

Paua is the species of abalone shell (haliotis iris) found only in the cold waters of southern New Zealand. The coloring varies from shell to shell and has an amazing iridescence. The lighting in the photo above does not do justice to the array of colors found in these pieces. The pieces vary in size and shape and come from shells that have been tumbled to a natural, satin, or high gloss finish. Please note that there will be some degree of broken or chipped shells. If you only need a small...

Paua Shell Pieces: Satin: Unsorted (lb)
Price: $70.50
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Item #: 565-TPSU-AS (L24) -

Our Satin Paua Shell Pieces are tumbled to a polished finish. They are available in assorted sizes. The satin finish pieces are good quality shell pieces that tend to be thicker than the gloss finish shells. They are processed with cream and corn grit. Paua is the species of abalone shell (haliotis iris) found only in the cold waters of southern New Zealand. The coloring varies from shell to shell and has an amazing iridescence. The lighting in the photo above does not do justice to the array...

Garment Grade Lamb Slink: Natural Colors: Black Nappa
Price: $72.45
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Item #: 78-50-1BNN (K23) -

The skins we offer come from lambs that did not survive the harsh spring weather. These casualties of nature are processed in New Zealand to produce one of the world’s softest and lightest double-face leathers. The skins have a beautiful, tight curl.Please see pictures and approximate sizes below.The lambs are not killed for their skins.Approximate length: 21" to 24"Approximate width: 12" to 14.75"

Gloving Grade Lamb Slink: Natural Colors: Champagne Suede
Price: $61.95
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Item #: 78-50-2CNS (K23) -

The skins we offer come from lambs that did not survive the harsh spring weather. These casualties of nature are processed in New Zealand to produce one of the world’s softest and lightest double-face leathers. The skins have a beautiful, tight curl.Please see pictures and approximate sizes below.The lambs are not killed for their skins.Approximate length: 18" to 23.5"Approximate width: 12" to 15"

Lining Grade Lamb Slink: Off-White
Price: $36.75
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Item #: 78-50-3CWH (K24) -

The skins we offer come from lambs that did not survive the harsh spring weather. These casualties of nature are processed in New Zealand to produce one of the world’s softest and lightest double-face leathers. The skins have a beautiful, tight curl.Please see pictures and approximate sizes below.The lambs are not killed for their skins.Approximate length: 20" to 24"Approximate width: 10" to 14"

Dyed Garment Grade Broadtail Lambskin: Black Suede: Assorted
Price: $78.75
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Item #: 78-51-1BNS-AS (K23) -

The skins come from lambs processed in New Zealand. The skins have a beautiful, tight curl. The lambskins are approximately 17" to 24" long and 8" to 14.5" wide. They are tiny.  Average weight is 0.2 lbs.The lambs are not killed for their skins.

Paua Shell Bead Strand (1.5-2" long by 1-1.5" wide beads)
Price: $52.00
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Item #: 565-BPS (Q6) -

Paua is the species of abalone shell (haliotis iris) found only in the cold waters of southern New Zealand. The coloring varies from shell to shell and has an amazing iridescence. The lighting in the photos above does not do justice to the array of colors found in these beads. Paua beads are made from cut and tumbled paua shell. The government of New Zealand strictly controls the harvesting of abalone for food. The shells are a natural by-product.There are 7 beads per strand. These strands...

Polished Paua Shell
Price: $7.50-$22.00
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Item #: 271-xxx -

Paua is the species of abalone shell found only in the cold waters of southern New Zealand. The coloring varies from shell to shell and has an amazing iridescence. The pieces vary in size and shape. The back of each card gives a detailed description of the paua shell. Order Code Size Average Size Range 271-50 50g bag (0.11 lbs.) 1/4" to 1" (6-25mm) 271-100 100g bag (0.22 lbs.) 3/4" to 1 1/4" (19-32mm) 271-150 150g bag (0.33 lbs.) Approx: 53 pieces per bag 1" to 1 3/4" (25-45mm) There are many...

Paua Shell Pieces: Satin (lb)
Price: $90.75
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Item #: 565-TPSxxx -

Our Satin Paua Shell Pieces are tumbled to a polished finish. They are available in assorted sizes. The satin finish pieces are good quality shell pieces that tend to be thicker than the gloss finish shells. They are processed with cream and corn grit.Paua is the species of abalone shell (haliotis iris) found only in the cold waters of southern New Zealand. The coloring varies from shell to shell and has an amazing iridescence. The lighting in the photo above does not do justice to the array...

Paua Shell Pieces: Gloss Drilled (lb)
Price: $121.50-$192.00
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Item #: 565-TPGDxxx -

Gloss Finish Drilled Paua Pieces are tumbled to a high gloss finish and each piece is drilled with a hole at the top. They are processed using hydrochloric acid and the pieces tend to be flatter and thinner than the satin finish pieces.Please call if you do not have to order a full pound of tumbled pieces, but can order 1/4 pound, 1/2 pound or 3/4 pound if desired. Some pieces will be very nicely tumbled and polished. Some will have rougher edges. Some quantity will have chips or be broken. We...

Dyed Garment Grade Broadtail Lambskin: Black Suede: Gallery item
Price: $93.75
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Item #: 78-51-1BNS-G3126 (K23) -

The skins come from lambs processed in New Zealand. The skins have a beautiful, tight curl. The lambskins are approximately 17" to 24" long and 8" to 14.5" wide. They are tiny. Average weight is 0.2 lbs. The lambs are not killed for their skins.

Dyed Garment Grade Broadtail Lambskin: Black Suede: Gallery item
Price: $93.75
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Item #: 78-51-1BNS-G3127 (K23) -

The skins come from lambs processed in New Zealand. The skins have a beautiful, tight curl. The lambskins are approximately 17" to 24" long and 8" to 14.5" wide. They are tiny. Average weight is 0.2 lbs. The lambs are not killed for their skins.

Dyed Garment Grade Broadtail Lambskin: Black Suede: Gallery item
Price: $93.75
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Item #: 78-51-1BNS-G3128 (K23) -

The skins come from lambs processed in New Zealand. The skins have a beautiful, tight curl. The lambskins are approximately 17" to 24" long and 8" to 14.5" wide. They are tiny. Average weight is 0.2 lbs. The lambs are not killed for their skins.

Paua Shell Chips: Unsorted (1/4 lb)
Price: $27.63
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Item #: 565Z-CHPU-AS (L2) -

These are 1/4 pound bags of New Zealand paua shell chips. As this is a natural product, you will receive shells very close to the ones shown, but not the exact shells in the photographs. Some pieces will be very nicely tumbled and polished. Some will have rougher edges. Some quantity will have chips or be broken. We are not selling the paua as flawless, individually packaged pieces. There are many uses for the tumbled pieces. They are great for inlay work. They can be put in the bottom of an...