The contacts required for the export trade and the large amounts of liquid capital required for the purchase of beaver fur at auction led to the domination of the hatmaking
trade by relatively few large merchants.
She is capable of remarkably deft work and is eagerly looking forward to the launch of her hatmaking
business in spring, after two years studying millinery at Leeds College of Art, the only specialist course outside London.
Born in a small village in County Galway in Ireland, Treacy showed an interest in hatmaking
as a young boy and soon made his mark after graduating from London's Royal College of Art.
London, July 2 (ANI): A pensioner who still runs her own hatmaking
business at 96 has revealed the secret to her endless energy is eating chocolate.
In the 1600s, the town became a centre for hatmaking
There are plenty of museums on offer, covering battles, the Romans, dinosaurs and even hatmaking
. The more adventurous can head for some impressive caves nearby, and there are forests to explore in the Pyrenees and Black Mountains.
Wholesalers or "jobbers," merchants who resold imported or domestic goods, supplied milliners with the raw materials of hatmaking
: flowers, feathers, ribbons, fabrics, and lace.