Our TJ Indigo face masks are made with 3 layers of soft, hand dyed with natural indigo cotton gauze fabric in various shibori patters, inner wire on top of mask, pocket for filter and adjustable elastic cords on the sides (extra length on both sides). These are perfect for little kids (5-7), teens and adults.
*Please note: This is not a medical grade mask, therefore there is no claim that it fully protects against viruses. No returns or exchanges on this item.*
*Care instructions: Machine wash in cold water with like colors. No bleach. To prolong the life of your indigo dyed textiles hand wash on delicate cycle or by hand and hang to dry. For centuries natural indigo has been a notoriously stead fast dye and will maintain it’s beautiful color on cotton fabric for many years*
Natural indigo dyed clothing results in richer blues and has a surprising range of qualities like antibacterial and flame-resistant characteristics, as well as the fact that it repels odor and dirt. Rooted in Japanese culture, indigo dying process dates back to 1600 with Samurai wearing indigo-dyed fabrics under their armor to help keep bacteria from wounds. Even today, indigo blankets and clothing are traditional baby gifts, in the belief that the properties in the natural dye protect newborns from illness.
Made with love in Toronto. If you are located in Thornhill I’m happy to drop off your order for you 💙