Tyrian Purple


References:

۞ The Blindboy Podcast episode which inspired this episode is called Lobster Purple

۞ The secret lives of color book by Kassia St. Clair

۞ Purple Murex Dye in Antiquity

۞ Tyrian Purple

۞ Tyrian Purple | History of Colors | LittleArtTalks

۞ The History of Purple

۞ Tyrian Purple: The disgusting origins of the colour purple

۞ What Art History Tells Us about Ultra Violet, Pantone’s Color of the Year

۞ Pigment of the Month: Tyrian Purple


Dyers in Carthage and Oaxaca still using snails for purple:

۞ Pourpre de Carthage

۞ Tintoreros Mixtecos y Amigos del Caracol purpura