Colour: Nicoisia' Green Earth Reproduction
Details: Dry Ground Pigment
Technical characteristics :
Chemical name : chromium oxide III
Color index : G17
Apparent density : 645 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 : light khaki green with a transparent binder. Water green pulling toward yellow with a white binder.
This pigment is 92% natural.
Made in France.
History : Nicosia's earth ? It is beautiful but it is expensive... So we decided to create a pigment which look like it. Nicosia's green earth (reproduction) has a better coloring power than the real green earth of Nicosia.