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2012-07-12 23:03:45

DyStar and its owner, the Zhejiang Longsheng Group, celebrate 115 years of technical Indigo synthesis at Ludwigshafen, Germany, where the first commercially feasible manufacturing process was

2012-04-22 23:00:12

Indigo Furniture, known for being one of the last remaining traditional furniture designers and manufacturers in the United Kingdom, have announced that they are working on brand new exciting

2012-04-04 20:51:04

Efforts are underway to develop a more environmentally friendly process for dyeing denim with indigo, the storied "king of dyes," used to the tune of 50,000 tons annually to color cotton blue jeans and hundreds of other products.

2011-04-13 15:18:45

Blue denim jeans are one of the most popular and iconic fashion items in the world; now a study published in Biotechnology Journal reveals a cheaper, more efficient and eco-friendly method for treating dyed denim.


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2009-04-23 11:03:59

Blue Wild Indigo or Blue False Indigo, (Baptisia australis) is an herbaceous perennial and member of the pea family. The genus name is derivative of the ancient Greek word, bapto, which means "immerse", while the detailed name australis is Latin for "southern". Other common names include Indigo Weed, Rattleweed, Rattlebush and Horse Fly Weed. The plants' dye is regularly substituted for that of the superior dye attained from the Indigofera tinctoria, which affirms the common name "blue false...

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Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.