Dusty indigo is a soft alluring indigo blue. First, the ribbon is dyed a soft gray, then dipped into our organic indigo dye vat. A color process taking days to create, making our "dusty indigo" a treasured color. Beautiful marbling throughout may be soft or more pronounced. Each ribbon varies and is truly one-of-a-kind.
The current batch has a beautiful soft teal hint to the undertone.
Dyed with indigo. Indigo is the most recognized natural dye throughout history. This divine hue holds deep meanings and traditions spanning many cultures. Indigo is a precious pigment, for some cultures symbolizing wealth and for others a connection to the elements of water and sky.
Plant Dyes are more subtle and complex than those created by synthetic dyes. You are purchasing a "living color" that is unique and one-of-a-kind. While each lot of color is dyed in the same manner, with the same plant materials, slight variations & unique characteristics will make each ribbon special. Each ribbon is wound on a antique style wooden spool. 100% Habutai Silk Bias Ribbon. Silk weight 10mm.
Our habutai silk ribbons are washable and reusable! Machine wash separately gentle cycle/cold, or hand wash. Use mild pH neutral soap, plant dyes are "living" color that can be shifted by chemicals and drastic changes in pH. Tumble dry on low or hang to dry. Iron when just barely damp on medium heat on the back side of the fabric.