Natural earth pigments are ideal for use in natural building with earth, clay, lime and natural paints. They are non-toxic to work with, highly UV resistant and mix extremely well with natural materials. Perfect for making lime and clay plaster, limewash and natural paint.
Use: lime, wax, paint, plaster, fresco, glaze, cement, fine arts, flour paint.
This pigment is in powder. For use in artistic paint, it should be finely ground in a mortar before mixing it with the binder.
Maximum dosage: The maximum dosage is 10% compared to the binder used. Above 10% it is recommended to incorporate fixators and adjuvant (lime use).
History: This natural earth has been used since Roman times. It is extracted in the Verona area.
Chemical name: ferric and ferric silicates of potassium, manganese, aluminium
Colour index: G23
Apparent density : 807 g/l
UV resistance: good
Colouring power: average