ORGANIC INDIGO

FROM THE FOOTHILLS OF HIMALAYA

Indigo pigment – Price €35 / cake ex. shipping


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


Starter kit - Price €60 / kit ex. shipping


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 autumn 2022 you will also be able to purchase indigo ana 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 dyeing with natural indigo. You will be able to purchase organic indigo cakes and set your own indigo vat!



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ABOUT THE INDIGO FARMER


We collaborate directly with the farmer Kiran Sandhu. The indigo cultivation has a long history in her family. Both the cultivation, harvest and extraction of indigo takes place at her farm in the foothills of Himalaya. By buying indigo pigment directly from Kiran, we are able to support a sustainable small scale business and a chain that gives work opportunities in rural areas. Since no intermediaries are involved the profit also goes directly to the farmer.We are proud to offer organic indigo pigment, grown in a farm at the foothills of Himalaya, India.


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.


Here is a short film from Uttrakand with Kinny is explaining the extracting process; www.youtube.com


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


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