Within the framework of the project of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry "RUTSIS", a regular meeting with experts from Southeast Asia and Europe was held
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- On 3 March 2021, within the framework of the RUTSIS project, funded by the European Union, another expert meeting was held to exchange experience regarding the methods of silk and satin dyeing used in Central Asia and Thailand, as well as the possibilities of plant growing "Indigo" in Uzbekistan and Tajikistan for use in the process of dyeing fibers in fabric production.
The purpose of these expert meetings is to organize a platform for the exchange of experience on fabric dyeing and the introduction of sustainable production methods in an environmentally friendly manner between local and foreign experts in the field of silkworm breeding and atlas production, including fabric dyeing.
The meeting was attended by representatives of the German consulting company Adelphi Research gGmbH (Germany), the University of Art and Design Burg Gibichenstein (Germany), the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Tajikistan, the Center for Tourism Development of Tajikistan, the Margilan Center for the Development of Crafts and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan, as well as the manager of Studio Naenna ( Thailand) Ms. Lamorna Cheesman.
Studio Naenna is a community of women weavers, embroiderers and designers in Chiang Mai, Thailand who make up the Weavers for the Environment women's group, bringing together artisans from different ethnic backgrounds to create high quality clothing and sustainable and sustainable products. Studio Naenna has over 30 years of experience in dyeing fabrics with natural dyes (especially the indigo plant), with which they share with weavers and satin dyers from Uzbekistan and Tajikistan.
Indigofera tinctoria is a plant of the legume family, a species of the Indigofer genus, originating from India and cultivated in many tropical countries in order to obtain blue paint. Even in ancient times, indigonos bushes were grown in India, whose leaves were the main raw material for the production of indigo dye, which gave the tissues a blue color. Indigo is mainly used as a dye for cotton yarns, mainly used in the production of denim, suitable for blue jeans.