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Indigo, found mainly in six very different plants species across the world, has been enjoyed for centuries. Invisible in the plant, indigo comes out of the dye-vat yellow and turns blue as it meets the air. A sign of: Rebellion: blue Ancient Britons and blue-jeaned teenagers Power: war uniforms and boys in blue. Respect: ceremonial turbans and kimonos. Practicality: fiber strengthener, skin healer, non-toxic ink. Fashion: textiles and painting.
*Text taken from the Eden guide book available from the Eden shop
Indigo dyeing at Eden everyone can have a go 20/04/01
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