Soft greenish-blue color. Lightfast, mixes with all mediums and pigments. Though our pigment is a modern mixture of natural organic minerals from France, this color could have been mixed by artists in any era. Real turquoise gemstone was crushed for a pigment from ancient times to the 19th century. See color comparison below.
AKA: Copper blue, turquoise green, [Fr] vert turquoise
Comparison of turquoise pigment and crushed malachite painted by Elizabeth Comer
Top row L to R: David Smith malachite, Limner’s Guild malachite, Ancient Earth turquoise
Bottom row L to R: first three are synthetic malachite, 4th is true malachite, last is azurite
|Country of Origin:||France|
|Composition:||Natural Base G7(74260)|
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These dry pigments are not sold for cosmetic, food, pharmaceutical or tattoo use.
Elizabeth (verified owner) –
Leans a bit more green than blue, (at least in the batch I got) but if you’re looking for a bluish “verdigris” color, look no further! Looks lovely paired with a cornflower blue.