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Recognized Angora Colors!

- English, French, & Satin -

White Classification:

Pointed White Group (Himalayan marked) -- The body is to be pure, clean white. Marking color is to be Black, Blue, Chocolate, or Lilac. Color is to be on the nose, ears, feet, and tail. Toenails must be colored. Eyes--Pink iris, red pupil.

Self Group:

Blue Eyed White (BEW) -- Color is to be a pure clean white overall. Eyes--Light to medium blue.

Ruby Eyed White (REW) -- Color is to be a pure clean white overall. Eyes--Pink iris, ruby red pupil.

Black -- Guard hairs and normal furred areas to be jet black. Wool is to be dark slate, but may fade slightly towards the skin. Eyes-Brown.

Blue -- Guard hairs and normal furred areas to be rich dark blue. Wool is to be slightly lighter, but may fade slightly towards the skin. Eyes-Blue-Gray.

Chocolate -- Guard hairs and normal furred areas to be rich dark chocolate. Wool is to be lighter chocolate, fading to dove-gray towards the skin. Eyes-Brown.

Lilac -- Guard hairs and normal furred areas to be a pinky dove-gray. Wool is to be slightly lighter, but may fade slightly towards the skin. Eyes-Blue-Gray.

Agouti Group:

Chestnut -- Surface color is a blend of blue and pearl, ticked with blue tipped guard hairs. It shall have one or more intermediate bands of pearl, alternating with slate, with a blu-gray undercolor. Eyes-Brown.

Chocolate Agouti -- Surface color is a rich chestnut, ticked with chocolate tipped guard hairs. It shall have one or more intermediate bands of tan, alternating with light chocolate, with a dove-gray undercolor. Eyes-Brown.

Copper -- Surface color is a rufus red, ticked with jet black tipped guard hairs. It shall have one or more intermediate bands of bright red-orange, alternating with shades of dark slate, with a slate undercolor. Eyes-Brown.

Lynx -- Surface color is a light tan, ticked with lilac tipped guard hairs. It shall have one or more intermediate bands of tan, alternating with shades of light lilac, with a light liac undercolor. White undercolor is allowed. Eyes-Blue-Gray.

Opal -- Surface color is primarily blue, ticked with blue tipped guard hairs. It shall have one or more intermediate bands of tan, alternating with shades of blue, with a light blue undercolor. Eyes-Blue-Gray.

Chinchilla Varieties:

Chinchilla -- Surface color is a blend of medium slate and pearl, ticked with black tipped guard hairs. It shall have on or more intermediate bands of pearl, alternating with shades of blue-gray, with a blue-gray undercolor. Eyes-Any shade of blue-gray, brown, or marbled.

Chocolate Chinchilla -- Surface color is a blend of chocolate and pearl ticked with chocolate tipped guard hairs. It shall have one or more intermediate bands of pearl, alternating with shades of light chocolate, with a dove-gray undercolor. Eyes-Any shade of blue-gray, brown, or marbled.

Lilac Chinchilla -- Surface color is a blend of lilac and pearl, ticked with lilac tipped guard hairs. It shall have one or more intermediate bands of pearl, alternating with shades of light lilac, with a light lilac undercolor. Eyes-Blue-Gray.

Squirrel -- Surface color is a blend of blue and pearl, ticked with blue tipped guard hairs. It shall have one or more intermediate bands of pearl, alternating with shades of light blue, with a light blue undercolor. Eyes-Blue-Gray.

Shaded Group:

Pearl -- Light or dark marking color of sable; black, blue, chocolate, or lilac, on nose or mask, ears, feet, and tail, shading rapidly to a pearl or very light body color. White undercolor allowed. Toenails must be colored. Eyes-sable, black, and chocolate to be brown. Blue and lilac to be blue-gray.

Sable -- Guard hairs over back and normal furred areas are a very dark rich sepia brown. Wool on head, ears, feet, upper side of tail, and back is medium to dark sable color, shading to a lighter sable on chest, flanks, belly, and underside of tail. Eyes-Brown.

Seal -- Same as sable, except so dark that the color is almost black and shading is almost imperceptible. Eyes-Brown.

Smoke Pearl -- Guard hairs over back and normal furred areas are dark smoky blue. Wool on head, ears, feet, upper side of tail, and back is medium smoky blue, shading to a lighter pearl gray beige on chest, flanks, belly, and underside of tail. Eyes-Blue-Gray.

Blue Totoiseshell -- Mask, ears, feet, and tail are to be blue. Wool is to be a beige or almond color over back, shading to blue on flanks, haunches, and belly. May have some blue ticking in beige areas and may have lap spots. Eyes-Blue-Gray.

Chocolate Tortoiseshell -- Mask, ears, feet, and tail are to be creamy chocolate color. Wool is to be fawn over the back, shading to creamy chocolate on flanks, haunches, and belly. May have some chocolate ticking in fawn areas and may have lap spots. Eyes-Brown.

Lilac Tortoiseshell -- Mask, ears, feet, and tail are to be lilac. Wool is to be a beige or almond color over back, shading to lilac on flanks, haunches, and belly. May have some lilac ticking in beige areas and may have lap spots. Eyes-Blue-Gray.

Tortoiseshell -- Mask, ears, feet, and tail are to be brownish black or dark smoke. Wool is to be dark fawn over the back, shading to smoky color on flanks, haunches, and belly. May carry some black ticking in fawn areas and may have lap spots. Eyes-Brown.

Ticked:

Blue Steel -- Overal color is to be blue, lightly ticked with tan or silver. Belly and underside of tail may be slightly light, and need not be ticked. Eyes-Blue-Gray.

Chocolate Steel -- Overall color is to be chocolate, lightly ticked with tan or silver. Belly and underside of tail may be slightly lighter, and need not be ticked. Eyes-Brown.

Lilac Steel -- Overall color is to be lilac, lightly ticked with tan or silver. Belly and underside of tail may be slightly lighter, and need not be ticked. Eyes-Blue-Gray.

Steel -- Overall color is to be very dark charcoal or steel gray, lightly ticked with tan or silver. Belly and udnerside of tail may be slightly lighter, and need not be ticked. Eyes-Brown.

Wide Band Group:

Cream -- Dorsal color is to be a pinkish beige to almond. White undercolor is allowed and may have lap spots. Eyes-Blue-Gray.

Fawn -- Dorsal wool is to be a clear golden color. White undercolor is allowed and may have lap spots. Eyes-Brown. (See note below)

Red -- Dorsal color is to be a deep reddish sorrel. May have lap spots. Eyes-Brown. (See note below)

NOTE: Fawn and Cream are to have white eye circles, inside of ears, nostrils, underside of jowls, belly, and underside of tail. Red is to have white, cream, or pale red at these places.

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