The powdered Kyoto Opal is blended with the fabric dye to enable printing the opal directly on the fabric. The dyeing itself is performed one piece at a time by artisans from Some Komori in Kyoto. The concept of the 'Kyoto Playful Opal Color Hand-Printed' scarf was inspired by Kyoto's traditional culture of dressing in layered kimonos to enjoy the contrast of colours.
The scarf is dyed in white and pale pink tones to mimic winter snow and budding cherry blossoms with resplendent opal accents in a variety of rich and subtle hues. The opal material sparkles in seven colours depending on the angle, with the white and pink base appearing in different lights.
Seeming identical to naturally occurring opal, Kyoto Opal overcomes the gem's inherent brittleness, which tends to split and crack, enabling the material to be cut into diverse shapes. It can be used in a wide variety of applications providing rich and subtle hues and tints with special colouring techniques. Kyocera's proprietary technology features a unique aesthetic quality that cannot be duplicated by other moulded resin-based products.
The Hashiru Nippon-Ichi programme was developed by the JR-West Group and Nakagawa Masashichi Shoten, a 300-year old company manufacturing ramie cloth in Nara Prefecture. (KD)
Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India
| On 10th Apr 2021
Turkish exporters have seen a noteworthy surge in exports to the...
Those working in the woven cotton textile sub-sector in South Africa...
| On 10th Apr 2021
H&M has joined hands with Zalora and has launched on the e-commerce...
Value of 'Made in India' should get more importance
Farmers who produce seeds earn 50 per cent more
Opportunity now to reimagine processes & systems in a digital environment
The Condé Nast College of Fashion & Design or CNC as it is known as,...
Located in the heart of cotton growing belt of India, Gimatex is a...
Established in 2018, Forsarees is a socially driven business enterprise,...
Non Woven Federation of India
The Non Woven Federation of India (NWFI), representing the regional...
Thomas Ong P S
Malaysian company NanoTextile Sdn Bhd taps into the potentials of...
INDA, a global association of the nonwoven fabrics industry, has been...
Sarah Denise Cordery
Sarah Denise Studio
Manchester, England-based Sarah Denise Studio provides relevant fashion...
Megha Kumari & Jigar Mali
Label Megha & Jigar
New Delhi based label Megha & Jigar blends India's unique handcrafts...
Vidur Adlakha & Riccardo Bennidini
With an active presence in US, Italy and India, clothing brand La Fuori...
Letter to Editor
Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.
Subscribe today and get the latest information on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel.
Download Free Report
Rising Opportunities in Technical Textiles Market: 2020-2026
Thank you for showing interest in our free report on 'Rising Opportunities in Technical Textiles Market: 2020-2026'
You will receive an email shortly with a link to download the report and in case if you don't receive our email, you can write back to email@example.com.