Colour: Rouge Pozzuoli (Pozzuoli Red)
Details: Dry Ground Pigment
Technical characteristics :
Chemical name : hematite
Color Index : R101
Case number : 1309-37-1
Apparent density : 877 g/l
UV resistance : very good
Coloring power : very 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 : orange red with a transparent binder. Orange-pink with a white binder.
This pigment is 100% natural.
Made in Italy.
History : Red Pozzuoli is a red colored earth purified, parched and ground. It comes from Campania. Known since Antiquity, this pigment is particularly sought after in the artistic field and in the restoration.