SZ Blockprints partners with a multigenerational family printing studio based in Jaipur. Using one of India’s oldest printing techniques, SZ Blockprints makes ethical garments for men, women, children and the home.
Their process is very much a collaboration. Each pattern has its own story and history, so before making anything we speak to our printers to find out how old it is when it was last used and as much as they can about its historical significance.
The block printing process is 100 percent completed by hand. First, the print is lovingly carved into a block of wood over many hours by a master craftsman. When multiple colours are used, there will be four or more variations of the same hand-carved mould.