Colour: Dark Brown
Details: Dry Ground Pigment
Technical characteristics :
Chemical name : mixture of naturals oxides
Color index : Br7
Apparent density : 814 g/l
UV resistance : good
Coloring power : good
Use : lime, wax, paint, plaster, fresco, glaze, cement, fine arts.
This pigment is in powder. For use in artistic paint, it should be finely ground in a mortar before mixing it with the binder.
Linseed oil : dilute the powder in some turpentine oil before adding it to linseed oil.
Paint with water/lime paste : dilute the pigment in some water to make it liquid before incorporating it into the paint.
Lime powder/cement/plaster : directly incorporate the pigment (up to 10% based on the weight of the binder), then mix in order to stain all of your binder.
Color : gray brown pulling toward black with a transparent binder. Medium gray very slightly brown colored with a white binder.
This pigment is 100% natural.
Made in Italy.
History : This earth was originally harvested in peat or lignite deposits. Because of its poor resistance to light it was replaced in the nineteenth century by pigments based on calcined oxides.