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Sulphur Bottom

What does Sulphur Bottom mean?

The process by which a sulphur dye is applied prior to .  As a result, a or yellow cast is achieved.

Style Terms explains Sulphur Bottom

Sulphur bottom refers to jeans that have been treated with sulfur dyes before being dyed with . This decreases the amount of time needed to achieve deeper colors though it does give the denim a gray or yellow cast.

Sulfur dyes are an economical choice to create darker tones in denim as it cuts down on the amount of dye needed.