Woad Blue Tekhelet dyed cotton strings



In a long ago wilderness, Ancient Israel gathered, tired and bewildered after being pulled out from the midst of Egypt. Guided by the Elohim of their fathers, they were chosen to be a people for His inheritance. A Torah of moral and ceremonial laws and then a colour identified them as His. A blue, an amazing blue, like the vibrant sky above them, and like the stones under the feet of Elohim's throne, was to link their world together. It was the cover for the Ark of their covenant, on the curtains of their Mishkan, and on their Kohanim's garments. It was to be on them, on the corner of the fringes of their covering cloaks.


So many centuries of trouble plagued these people and they struggled to keep their covenant. They emerged through all difficulties united as a people, but during one period of upheaval the Ancients' blue didn't emerge. It seemed to have been lost, seemed to have been forgotten somehow.  This is the recounting of that blue ...