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Mordant Exploration

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Mordant Exploration

Mordants are substances, usually metallic salts, used to fix natural dyes and are key in textile printing and painting with natural dyes. Most natural dyers work with mordants, but what exactly is a mordant? Where do they come from? Are there alternatives to industrially produced mordants? I've been asking all of these questions...

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