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Acid washing

Acid washing (also known as Marble Wash/Moon Wash/Snow Wash) Practice in which pumice stones soaked in chlorine is tumbled with jeans in the dryer to etch white highlights into denim. Patented by the Italian Candida Laundry company in 1986, the finish gave indigo jeans sharp contrasts. The process was achieved by soaking pumice stones in chlorine and letting these stones create contrast.


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