COLOURS OF THE ANDES & THE SPICE ISLAND OF JAVA

Colours reflect the connection between nature, creativity and energy.

The natural dyes and colouring processes are the Andean's and Javanese' recipes that have been passed down to generation for thousands of years. 

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red purple pink

Commonly achieved Cochineal, insects found in the Sacred Valley. These insects are dried then ground into powder. To achieve purple and pink, Cochineal is mixed with copper or iron oxide. The richest vibrant purple is from a rare mountain plant, Awaypili and a seed, Mote Mote.