Colour: Rouge Ercolano (Ercolano Red)

Details: Dry Ground Pigment

Technical characteristics :
Chemical name : calcium sulfate, iron oxide
Color Index : R102 
UV resistance : 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 : red with a transparent binder. Orange pink with a white binder.

This pigment is 100% natural. 

Made in Italy. 
History : Ercolano red comes from crushed natural red earth extracted from the quarries of San Giovanni Ilarione Veneto (Italy).

Rouge Ercolano Dry Ground Pigment Powder