Natural green earth pigment from Italy. Used in frescoes found in Pompeii. Used in the Middle Ages as an underpainting color for flesh tones, and as a base for gilding.
Contains the minerals celedonite and glauconite, with potassium, aluminum, iron and magnesium.
Likely to be suitable for oils, watercolors / gouache, tempera, ceramics. We have not tested all these media.
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