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Restricted Materials (CITES)

Some items listed on 1stDibs may contain materials that are subject to a set of regulations known as CITES (the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora), which ensures that the international trade of certain wild animals and plants doesn’t endanger their survival. This includes materials like rosewood, alligator leather and coral. You can find the most up-to-date list of impacted fauna and flora here.

Shipping across international borders may delay the delivery of your purchase if it includes any of the materials listed here. Please expect a 6-8 week delay to account for the time it takes for the seller to obtain any required permits in addition to the listed shipping and handling time. 

At checkout, you will be required to acknowledge the additional time needed for delivery. Thank you for your understanding and for your patience as we ensure our sellers comply with ethical sales practices.

Shipments within the EU commercial zone are considered domestic and therefore are not subject to CITES regulations.

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