Design, make, alter, restyle, and repair fur garments.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Furriers do?
Designs, makes, alters, restyles, and repairs fur garments, applying principles of fur garment construction and styling. May purchase pelts required to make garment. May estimate cost of making, repairing, or restyling garment. May sell furs [SALESPERSON, FURS].
Should I be a Furrier?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
You pay close attention to all the little details.
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
Also known as:
Couturiere, Fur Repairer, Furrier Apprentice
How to become a Furrier
Most Furriers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field.
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