Frequently asked questions
Do you guys buy stuff? Do you consign art?
Yes and no! We are always looking to add unique items to our shop, but it really depends what the item is, our current inventory and the asking price. We take most interest in unusual/odd/morbid antiques and legal taxidermy. We occasionally seek out unusual handmade products, but do not offer art consignment. If you create gift-priced items available for wholesale, feel free to leave us an e-mail with products and pricing. However, at this time, we are not interested in bone jewelry, prints, paintings, books, clothing, greeting cards, furniture.
What should I do with this dead animal I found?
You probably shouldn't do anything with it!
Where do you find all this stuff?
Lots of places! We go to flea markets, antique fairs, collectible shows, estate sales, auctions etc. We also have made connections with some great collectors that we purchase and trade with.
Where do you source your animals?
We source animals from a number of places. Most are considered waste from farms that raise animals for human and pet consumption. Others come from natural death, abatement and roadkill. We do not kill animals to sell their bones and would rather admire their remains than see it go to waste.
Insects and butterflies are collected by abatement, butterfly ranching and collecting operations. We only carry a small amount of non-threatened species and donate portions of our sales to their conservation. The breeding, release and collection of these specimens are quite beneficial to their populations and prevents deforestation by generating income from the land.
Can you mount my deceased animal?
We sell many taxidermy mounts, however, we are not taxidermists. Here are some recommendations:
Diyva Anantharaman in Brooklyn, NY.
Brush Wolf Taxidermy in Havre De Grace, MD.
For skeleton articulation: Wilder Duncan in Brooklyn, NY.
At Bazaar we offer wet preservation on small animals (in accordance with Maryland State Laws). Pricing depends on the size of the animal. Please shoot us a message!
Do you ship? Do you ship internationally?
Yes! Visit the "Products" portion of our website for a sampling of our merchandise. We can also ship just about anything you see on our Facebook or Instagram pages. Just shoot us a message and we can send you an invoice via Paypal, or you can pay over the phone.
Can I take photos in your store?
Non-commercial and student project photo shoots* are welcome during weekdays only. Items must remain as-is in store and we ask you not to photograph any customers during that time. We do offer prop rental if this does not work for you. Please give us at least 48 hours notice to schedule a shoot.
Do you do rentals?
Yes! As a general rule, rental fees are 10% of retail price for the first day and 5% per day after. A credit card and ID are required on all rentals. Please understand there is a lot of time and money put in to our store inventory. We cannot afford to lend items without compensation. Thank you for understanding.
Every few months we invite a traveling taxidermist to our shop to teach taxidermy. Our instructors provide the animals and all materials needed. Animals are not killed for the classes. Instructors source animals from food byproducts, natural death, pest control or roadkill. The classes normally take 6-8 hours and have cost anywhere from $150 - $350 depending on the project.
To stay updated on classes, add us on Facebook/Instagram or sign up for our mailing list.
Are you hiring?
We are a super small operation and are not hiring.
I'm looking for a raven/crow/owl/hummingbird/hawk...
As a general rule, all native birds in the U.S. are federally protected and you cannot buy/sell/possess their bones, feathers, nests or eggs regardless of how it died. Any bird taxidermy that we obtain will have to be non-native to the U.S. and non-threatened. We abide by all state and federal laws, therefore we are not likely to ever have these birds available.
Where can I park?
We do not have a parking lot, but there is parking on our street and throughout our neighborhood. Most street parking is metered by Pay-and-Display machines located on the sidewalks. The meters run until 8pm Mondays - Saturdays.
What is your return policy?
All sales are final, but we do offer exhanges of non-damaged merchandise for store credit within 14 days of the original purchase.