Medium to large goat skins. Beautiful colors; predominately white and brown, some black, mottled, pinto, red or yellowish brown with dark accents.
These goat skins are selected early in the morning at the Bamako market.
Rejected is any skin with faults such as cuts, holes, scars or buttons. Skins are than cleaned and scraped,and disinfected to kill bacteria. During the sun drying process, the skins are stretched to remove wrinkles. After drying, the outside parts are cut away and skins are stocked for International shipment.