Authentic Adire hand dyed the traditional way, uses patterns which denote things like peace, celebration, wealth, success, crossroads and many more subtle meanings. Its been termed an “unspoken language”.
Jamaican Lucille Junkere travelled to Yorubaland for an immersive experience with the Adire community . Jamaica (and its people) at one time were used to cultivate indigo plantations . The threads of indigo use in West Africa and cultivation in the Caribbeans are woven together in history . Lucille will be talking about Yoruba indigo hand dyed fabric and its unspoken language this Friday in London. Her blog is Under The Breadfruit Tree