Did you know Bjo Trimble’s book, Understanding Mordants & Modifiers, is available online, for free?
For each of about 50 different minerals salts and chemicals, we provide:
- Common Name
- Chemical Formula
- Other Names
- Best On which fiber types
- Safety information
- Disposal guidelines (always follow local ordinances)
- Alternatives (for when you run out!)
- Sources (not just us!)
Plus, there’s some great general information, such has how to use the knotted strings pictured below to experiment with different mordants!