Our excellent madder comes from the roots of Rubia Tinctorium, one of the oldest known dye stuffs in the world. Most madder comes from the middle and far east these days but our madder is grown and processed in Europe, recommended by GOTS for use in textiles and comes from sustainable CO2 positive fields.
This proffessional grade powdered maddder root will give deep, perfect reds on wool and silk when used at 50-100%WOF. Exhaust baths and different mordants produce turkey reds, mulberry, orange-red, terra cotta, and in combination with other dyes and dyeing procedures can yield crimson, purple, and near black with indigo.
Use left over madder dye baths to feed your organic indigo vat.
Mordanting is advised as follows; protein - 20%WOF Potassium Aluminium, Cellulose - 20%WOF Aluminium Acetate.
The dye extract comes with instructions for the best results, it is recommended to have a look at the different dye instruction modules available here.
Active dye components; Alizarin and purpurin.
Weight; 100 grams (3.5 oz)
-Securely packed in a re-sealable zip bag for easy use and storage
European Madder Roots
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