Colors – where do they come from?

Have you ever wondered where the color on the clothes you wear, comes from? A recent trip to Oaxaca, Mexico revealed some hidden techniques of coloring clothes – natural dyes, made from Cochinilla, Indigo and flowers – all locally sourced. With covid-19 and disruption of supply chains locally, how are artisans such as these managing to survive? Here are some sample photos.

Roscas de Reyes – Jan 2022 in Oaxaca, Mexico