›Chemical dyes are threatening traditional tie-dye in Gambia. Meet the man fighting to preserve it.
business12:32Chemical dyes are threatening traditional tie-dye in Gambia. Meet the man fighting to preserve it.Natural dyes from kola nuts and indigo have been used to make tie-dye in Gambia for generations. But mor...e and more artisans have been replacing these traditional ingredients with imported chemical dyes. Today, Musa Jaiteh is the last artisan in his town in Gambia still using only natural dyes and traditional techniques.For more information on Musa’s fabrics, check out https://www.africanfabric.co.uk/fabrics-textiles/african-fabrics/kola-indigo-hand-dyes