Source of Natural Colorants for Hand Block

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Using natural and vegetables colors for dying fabrics and other materials is one of the dates back arts in India. Carrying out tests of fruit and vegetable colors has come as better results into hand block print art.

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Source of Natural Colorants for Hand Block Prints :

Source of Natural Colorants for Hand Block Prints

Introduction:

Introduction Using natural and vegetables colors for dying fabrics and other materials is one of the dates back arts in India. Carrying out tests of fruit and vegetable colors has come as better results into hand block print art . Most of the natural sources are produced from plants and fruits (leaves, flowers, fruits, seeds, bark, roots, berries etc). In addition, there are lots of basic origins colorants are extracted from-

Indigo Blue:

Indigo Blue Indigo is the most popular dye of ancient’s time implemented to color a variety of fabric materials. It is extracted from the leaves of Indigo Ferra Tinctoria . Some fabrics like silk, cotton, and wool can be colored using Indigo blue. Likewise, it is implemented in hand block printing to stamp designs onto women clothing accessories moderately such as scarves, dupattas , and kurtas etc.

Kamala Pigment :

Kamala Pigment This beautiful color is extorted from the flower of Kamala plant. This pigment is good for dying silk and wool fabrics. Leaving yellow shades,it produces brightness to the outfits.

Madder:

Madder In the historic time, Madder was used in Egypt. Madder ( Rubia Cardifolia ) is a good source of dye, commonly produces colorants like pink, red and orange. Moreover, Madder contains about 20 compounds of colors. Red and purple colors in the chemical blends construct a good range of natural colorants.

Manju Fruit Dye:

Manju Fruit Dye It is also used for coloring silk and wool materials. It produces gray-cream color shades with the amalgamation of iron and alum. Mostly, this dye is used to create golden prints onto light and shade fabrics.

Alizarin:

Alizarin Alizarin is extracted from the roots of Indian Madder. It also produces multiple color shades as Madder gives. It contains red, pink and purple with better dying fastness. Alizarin printing is known as the most used technique in hand block printing. Red and maroon both are basic natural colors implemented as essential rudiments in hand block printing.

Wrapping Up:

Wrapping Up Indian textile industries deal with a massive expertise in producing the technologies of natural colorants production. From the ancient time, India has been revealing the working knowledge of pigmentation across the world. In the recent time, we have found diverse shades using natural sources and now implementing those for coloring cotton, silk, and wool fabrics. JOVI ™ Fashion is a women clothing online store, includes a variety of hand block printed outfits for women like Anarkali kurta with golden prints, ikat printed dress, straight kurta with indigo prints and red printed scarves. For any inquiry: [email protected] See our collection : https://www.jovifashion.com Images Source - Google

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