Tannin extract comes from gall nuts, which contain approximately 50-60% tannin and has a lovely tea-like aroma. The dye is very light, imparting a subtle beige color. Its power comes when it is combined with iron to create silver, gray and black in combination with other dyes.
Tara is a very light tannin, similar to our Tannin extract. When combined with iron, makes a cool gray.
Chestnut imparts a light yellow hue and when combined with Iron, makes a warm gray.
Myrobalan imparts a medium yellow hue and with Iron, makes a warm gray. If you are using an Alum mordant, the gray shifts to a cooler hue.
Cutch is a medium to dark brown
Wattle dyes a light rosy beige.
Quebracho is a reddish brown.
Walnut Hulls create a silver-beige to dark brown