Hey there! I guess you’re here right now because you adore colors, right?
Well, we’re glad to tell you about all the organic ingredients we use for dyeing our eri silk fiber and yarn. In fact, makers like you drive us to look for more and more new ingredients!
Since we live in a diverse world where ingredients of all sorts might differ from place to place, we’re curious to know about your experiences with natural dyes.
Do share them, folks!
Here is a free PDF Download which speaks about all the ingredients we use for natural dyeing process. We hope that the pictorial representation of the information will make it fun for you to read and understand!
Since the women dyers of the villages of Meghalaya are our focus of attention, we precisely had the local names of the plants that we use for dyeing.
RI-BHOI WEAVER GATHERING JYRMI, AN INDIGENOUS VINE CREEPER THAT GROWS WILD IN THE FOREST. THIS PLANT IS USED AS A FIXATIVE FOR DYING WITH TURMERIC ROOT TO CREATE A GOLDEN YELLOW COLOR.
But guess what? We’re now working with the horticultural department of Meghalaya to identify the botanical names of each plant!
The Muezart family firmly believes in using fully organic mordants as dye fixatives. Being an age-old dyeing process, it has been used by local village women for centuries!
Our expertise is in eri silk production- a protein fiber that gels in well with the most natural dye fixatives. A natural product lover will obviously know that all-natural dyes have color variants and no dye batch will have the same color.
And that, my friend, is the real beauty of the whole deal. This beautiful natural process is the reason why our yarns and fiber have an exquisite, special and a unique look.