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Indigo leaves are green, but how is it possible to produce indigo dye from this green leaf? Today, I would like to explain the strange mechanism.
This page explains the history of Cochineal and Lac-dye. We also explain why Aikuma sells these dyes.
The story of Japan blue (Hokusai blue) is as beautiful as its colors. We want you to know it and try to do indigo dyeing.
Introduction You can choose to reduce with AZ special (strong reducing agent) or with tree ash. We will explain the ways you reduce the Sukumo.The former is easier and suitable...
In the Edo era, many Ukiyo-e was created with Japanese indigo color stick pigments. This method was called Aizuri-e (藍摺り絵). We introduce how to do Aizuri here!
Yuzen and Katazome are traditional ways of Japanese dyeing.However, many people don't know what is different between Katazome and Yuzen. We introduce it and how to do Yuzen and Katazome.