Susie Emmett looks at natural colour and its social and environmental significance.
|01||01||Seeing Red||20020701||The colour associated with life and vigour means death to a particular beetle.|
|01||02||True Blue||20020702||Can growing indigo make a comeback in Bangladesh?|
|01||03||Earth Brown||20020703||After years of unpopularity, brown pigments are back in vogue.|
|01||04||Back To Black||20020704||In Rajasthan, master craftsmen in the art of printing and producing natural black rely on Western fashion buyers.|
|01||05 LAST||Golden Glow||20020705||The Indian spice turmeric is used in cookery all over the world.|
Much more than a colour, it even has an afterlife.