Angora Colors Explained :: video

Here is a list of ARBA accepted colors for French Angoras:

— SELF (solid colored body, no pattern) —
Self Black
Self Blue (blue is a diluted form of black)
Self Chocolate
Self Lilac (lilac is a diluted form of chocolate)
Blue-eyed White (Vienna gene)
Ruby-eyed White (albino)

— POINTED —
Black-pointed White
Blue-pointed White
Chocolate-pointed White
Lilac-pointed White

— AGOUTI —
Chinchilla (black based, mostly grey in color)
Chocolate Chinchilla (chocolate based, mostly grey in color)
Lilac Chinchilla (lilac based chinchilla color, mostly grey in color)
Squirrel (blue based chinchilla color, mostly grey in color)
Chestnut (black based, dark brown in color)
Chocolate Agouti (chocolate based, amber in color)
Lynx (lilac based)
Opal (blue based)
Orange Fawn (black based, light orange color with white under belly, around eyes, and under tail)
Cream Fawn (black based, diluted gene gives blue/grey eyes, light orange color with white under belly, around eyes, and under tail)
Red (black based, bright orange/red color)

— PEARL (angora specific color, colored face, ears, feet, tail with almost white wool) —
Sable Pearl
Black Pearl
Blue Pearl
Chocolate Pearl
Lilac Pearl

— SHADED —
Sable (black based with chinchilla gene)
Seal (black based with chinchilla gene, dark sable)
Smoke Pearl (blue based with chinchilla gene)
Tortoiseshell (black based, black over entire body with brown on its back and sides)
Blue Tortoiseshell (blue based, blue over entire body with brown on its back and sides)
Chocolate Tortoiseshell (chocolate based, chocolate over entire body with brown on its back and sides)
Lilac Tortoiseshell (lilac based, lilac over entire body with brown on its back and sides)

— TICKLED (one color with tipped hairs in a second color) —
Steel (black based with gold tipping)
Blue Steel (opal based with gold tipping
Chocolate Steel (chocolate based with gold tipping)
Lilac Steel (lilac based with gold tipping)

— BROKEN —
Any of the above colors can also come in broken. Broken colors are mostly white hiding the true color underneath.

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