?BIECTA was established with a vision to source interesting objects from around the globe and make them accessible to everyone. Collection One: Icelandic Sheepskins. Icelandic sheepskin can be identified by two unique natural characteristics, the long wool and unmistakable colouring. These traits have been preserved over the many years through limited human contact. Each skin is bi-product and has been tanned using an environmentally friendly processes. All tanning agents used in tanning and finishing meet essential European Union directives concerning the environmental preservation & protection.