In the Dye Studio: Sometimes We Dye With Bugs

Posted by Kristine Vejar on July 01, 2013 0 Comments

Sometimes we dye with bugs in the studio. Cochineal are scale insects that thrive on the nopal cactus. As they are thought of as a nuisance to the cactus, people typically don't hesitate removing them. Every time you see something dyed pink at Verb, it has been dyed with cochineal. Here's a peek into the dyeing process.


 


Until next Monday,

Kristine

**all photos by Mimi Giboin

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