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  • Hand Wash: Feathers requires a delicate approach. Use lukewarm water with a bit of mild soap or a specialized feather cleaner. Gently agitate the water to create suds and soak the feathers for a few minutes. Then, rinse thoroughly with clean water and gently pat to remove excess water, avoiding twisting or wringing.

  • Drying: For drying, lay the feathers on a clean towel in a well-ventilated area, avoiding direct sunlight or heat sources. Arrange them in their natural shape and allow them to air dry completely, which might take several hours or a day, depending on the feather density.

  • Iron with Care: When ironing feathers, use a low heat setting on the iron and place a thin cotton fabric or a damp cloth over the feathers to shield them. Press the iron gently over the fabric, moving continuously to prevent damage to the feathers.

  • Store Properly: To store them properly, place the feathers in a breathable cotton bag or a cardboard box, avoiding plastic bags or airtight containers that could retain moisture and cause odors. Store them in a dry place away from direct sunlight to prevent color fading or alterations. Ensure the feathers aren’t crushed or compressed to maintain their shape.