combos colors in purple and yellow

yellow and purple are opposite to each other on the color wheel, which makes them complementary and pleasant to the eye

Turmeric (circuma longa), is a rhizome and it belongs to the ginger family. The root is use as a culinary spice to flavor curries, preserve foods, and as a medicinal herb. It is believed that the roots, has an anti-inflammatory, and anti-oxidant properties. In India, and parts of Asiait is used to treat some health conditions.

When used as a dyestuff it gives a rich golden orange color. I made these scarves by dyeing them in a rich yellow turmeric dye bath for the background. Then each pieces was folded and clamped into a bundle and dipped into the purple logwood dye.

rich and vibrant golden yellow from turmeric dye bath

happy colors and interesting patterns

arashi shibori method of dyeing–resembles dragon scales

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4 Responses to combos colors in purple and yellow

  1. Marilyn Stephens says:

    Golden post 🙂 love Turmeric and Logwood combinations ❤ xx

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  2. juliebenei@tiscali.co.uk says:

    Hi Mita ,your scarfes are beautiful but I thought turmeric was fugitive……julie

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