Wild silk long sleeve dress Boat neck 100% Silk – Natural dye Made in Turkey Model wears a size SNaturally dyed with nimbus – Due to the nature of dye method variation of color is possible.Nimbus (Kerria Lacca), also known as a lac dye, is made from the resin stick of the insect lac. The insect is a pest on many plants. The resin is used in foods as wax to extend the shelf life, pharmaceuticals, and cosmetics as well as textile dyes. The resin stick contains a water-soluble dye that produces a red or violet shade after dyeing. The dye is a natural mordant. Textile dyed with Nimbus has antimicrobial properties.