Genuine Malachite

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This cold green watercolor, which is very close to light blue, is prepared from GENUINE MALACHITE, a basic copper carbonate. This is a mineral that, pulverized, has been used for millennia as pigment: the Egyptians made use of it as cosmetic, it is present in paintings of ancient China, as well as in medieval miniatures.
This watercolor has good transparency, limited dye power and high lightfastness.

Code: MAL

Coloring agent: Basic copper carbonate

C.I.: PG39

Lightfastness: 5/5

Transparency: Semi-transparent

Series: 4

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