I am often asked how I source my feathers. This can be a contentious issue amongst animal lovers and has led to many debates amongst the online community. However, I have made the decision to use feathers that are naturally shed and ethically sourced, this includes the by-product of sporting in accordance with the Wildlife and Countryside Act of 1981.
My overall decision to use ethically sourced (and naturally shed) feathers is to ensure my products only use feathers that come from birds who have had a free and natural existence. Whether we agree with it or not, sporting of this nature occurs throughout our countryside. I have chosen to see these beautiful feathers used in a creative way, rather than discarded.
The feathers I use are: