Logwood Dye In Stock – Nature’s Own Rust Converter.

The tannic acid in logwood bark reacts with the iron within the rust, and this produces iron tannate – which is much more stable than rust.  American trappers use logwood bark in a hot dye bath to chemically convert the rust on their traps. The logwood is loaded with tannin – tannic acid, which reacts … Read more

The effect of grass on sheepskins

All our sheepskin rugs come from animals that have already entered the food chain, and as such we receive the skins of animals that have been slaughtered (read more). Not all grass is born equal, Dartmoor sward is hugely mixed with different grasses, herbs and what might be called “weeds”. It has a lower energy … Read more