ORGANIC INDIGO

FROM THE FOOTHILLS OF HIMALAYA

Organic indigo pigment – Price €35 / cake 

ex. shipping


1 Cake is approx.100 gram, (minimum order 100 gram).


Starter kit - Price €60 / kit ex. shipping


Starter kit for a 20 liter 1-2-3 fructose vat. Includes; indigo, slaked lime, fructose and recipe with full dyeing instruction. 



Purchase by sending a Mail to;  info@boomcraftstudio.se

From 2023 you will also be able to purchase indigo and other pigments from our web site; www.boomcraftstudio.se


- When you participate in a workshops you will get to learn the history of indigo and all the steps included when dyeing with natural indigo. You will be able to purchase organic indigo cakes and set your own indigo vat.



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THE INDIGO FARM

We are proud to offer organic indigo pigment, grown, harvested and extracted in the foothills of Himalaya, India. The farmer Kiran Sandhu has a long history of indigo cultivation in her family. When buying indigo pigment directly from Kiran, we support a sustainable small scale business that gives work opportunities in rural areas. No intermediaries are involved the profit goes directly to the farmer.


Indigofera Tinctoria


The leaves are placed in pairs along the branches and these are harvested several times a year before the plant blooms. New cultivation is important after a couple of years when the color weakens. The plant thrives in hot and humid climates with many sun hours, but there are also varieties of indigo that can be grown in temperate zones. Harvesting and extracting the indigo from the leaves is a time- and labor-intensive process. Harvest can be done two or three times a year depending on climate.


A short film from Uttrakand where Kinny is explaining the extracting process;  www.youtube.com


Courtesy for film and pictures of harvest and extraction below @kinnysandhu and @love_mandal @taraiblue



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