Dyeing with Graphite
Learn how to utilize the natural resources of Monterosso;
Graphite combined with a mix of natural materials results in a black to grey dye for natural fibers (linen, hemp, cotton)
Traditional Calabrian clothing was dyed in this manner. It has since been explored to add natural color to clothing by WRAD, a young textile company in Rome committed to "liveable fashion"
Learn more in the videos.
For our tutorials. we will be sharing the process of dyeing an a small scale utilizing time-honored methods passed down for generations from Monterosso households.