Dry Dead Horns

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My horns are nothing like the animals I took in Namibia. Is there a way to restore the rich color and smooth polished texture of them.
 

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I'm sure a taxidermist could give you the proper best way to achieve what your looking for.
That said, I have a lot of pronghorn and a blackbuck euros hanging in my garage. They all looked sort of dry and grey. I saw something online some where so gave it a try... wd40. Gave them a shine and back to black. Totally happy with the results.
But again these are normal animals with very little money invested and totally redneck cure. Lol
 

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Linseed oil and turps 50/50, applied with a brush or rag will re nourish your horns. But beware it will darken them some. Beeswax on a rag also works well.
 

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My horns are nothing like the animals I took in Namibia. Is there a way to restore the rich color and smooth polished texture of them.
Solutions will depend on what has caused the issue..
How old are they?
Weathered?
Were they over boiled?
 

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Would you post some pics please. It will be easier to give advice it we can see the issue.
 

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Taxidermist in Port Elizabeth told me to use WD-40
 
 

 

 

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