The blocks are dipped in dyes and then stamped on the fabric to create beautiful patterns. The craftsman may use up to 30 blocks to complete a design. The chippas are proud of their heritage and their culture. They want their craft to continue and flourish.
Tree of Life source our block print fabrics from Bagru and Sanganer in Rajasthan – famous for this craft. These village artists are very eco-friendly often using river clay and vegetable dyes from pomegranates, turmeric and other root vegetables. To visit their craft homes is to enter a world of energy, focus, contentment, pride and natural beauty – a great rarity in the modern world.