Ethical Fashion Brand and Guatemala Textile Sourcing, Ethical Fashion Guatemala provides only authentic and certified Guatemala Textile Sourcing of traditional Mayan Textiles for consumers and wholesalers. We are the original Ethical Fashion Brand providing sourcing of Guatemala Textiles from Weaving Co-operatives throughout Guatemala.
Ethical Fashion Brand and Guatemala Textile Sourcing Facts
Maze or the corn they grow has four colors, black, white, yellow, and tan. In their belief, the four colors of corn represent the color of all people’s skin in the world.
The Textile colors based on the village colors the woman wear. Flowers, herbs, roots, and Insects used to dye the cotton, found locally. The Weavers do not travel far distances. Only recently, Weavers have started to reach out father in search of bright natural color dyeing materials from other parts of Guatemala and into Mexico.
Knowledge of how to dye is another; we have weavers in the north of Guatemala that only have White finished products. Never use dyes, or for a better explanation as simple as it is, no abundance of Flowers, herbs, roots, and Insects to produce the dye compounds. Bananas for the stump used for setting the dye during the process.
How the Textile weavers are able to achieve the colors from Natural Dyes is an art form. You pick this plant on a full moon, or this insect makes brilliant reds, and yes, they are consistent in reproducing the same color repeatedly.
How product colors had changed based on more of an American market trend. I would tend to disagree most are fakes or designers attempting to offer consumers the trendy colors of the year, nothing to do with the originals or the culture producing them.
Ethical Fashion Guatemala Artisans in order to provide income for the weaving Co-Operatives of Guatemala.