OUR PROCESS

We are pleased to preserve the traditional batik technique, indigenous to the Zimbabwean people. Our team comprises of batik artists, painters, tailors, quality controllers and even an adviser. The extraordinary, ingenious sadza batik technique is rooted in the staple food of Zimbabwe, called sadza, which is cooked cornmeal. To attain the unique crackle effect on our textiles, thin porridge is applied to create the designs. As it hardens, it cracks, leaving room for some paint to penetrate the fabric once painted. When the porridge is scraped off, some parts resist the paint, resulting in every fabric having its own crackle effect and identity.

 

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