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What is "Mineral Dyes" - Definition & Explanation

A natural dyestuff made from minerals, including ocher, limestone, manganese, cinnabar, azurite, and malachite.

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100% worsted. If it is just called tropical, it can be made up in any fiber or blends of wool and synthetics. It has a plain and open weave. The yarns are tightly twisted and woven to permit a free...
Also referred to as worsted top, it is a continuous sliver from long, choice woolen fibers which are to be manufactured ultimately into worsted yarn The combing operation takes out the short fibers...
Color applied to previously dyed color. A process of hand dyeing that works color into the base material. Usually unevenly spaced and vari-colored. Allows the previously dyed color (base color) to...
Term used to describe a fabric used in outerwear, which allows for a minimum pack volume and weight. These lightweight, packable garments offer the most versatile weather protection. Some of these...
A diving suit is an item of clothing or device designed for protecting divers from the underwater environment. Modern diving suits can be divided into two kinds: ambient pressure or "soft" diving...

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