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red pigments

red pigments

the red pigments. ocher red pigments and oxides. Depending on their dilution and the binder used and the coloring power, red pigments can give very red tones or orange to pinkish red, light pinkish brown, old pink.

Pigments are particles of fine material which have the function of modifying the colour of paints, coatings, mortars, lime or concrete, in which they are diffused.
There are natural pigments and synthetic pigments. According to each pigment we will have a more or less strong colouring power. The colour of the binder will also have an influence on the final shade.

dark red ocher pigment from Provence
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dark red ocher pigment from provence , extracted in the gargas quarry, is obtained by firing yellow ocher. This pigment is one of the most opaque, which is why it is often used in flour paint in order to protect the wood well. Its color is red, salmon depending on the binder used and the dosage. the red ocher pigment is compatible with all painting techniques (casein, flour paint for wood, fresco fresco, acrylic or vinyl, skin glue, egg, shellac, silicate, gum arabic).

€1.50
veneto red pigment
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the red veneto pigment is a red earth, a hematite, purified, dried, ground from the region of Veneto. the veneto red pigment has been known since antiquity and is highly regarded in the arts and restoration. it is suitable for all techniques. Dilute it to 30% maximum in lime, we reach saturation on a very soft light red.

€2.25
hématite pigment
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the hématite pigment from bourgogne in france is extracted from the quarry of saint amand en Puisaye. reddish brown color. This pigment was very often used in bourgogne, in berry and in indre for painting barn doors and other woodwork on farms.
€2.08
indian red pigment
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Indian red pigment is a 100% natural iron oxide compatible with all binders. Its colour is brown/burgundy to beige/pink with a white binder and a beautiful warm burgundy red with a transparent binder. This pigment is easy to mix and is suitable for all painting and coating techniques. In lime paste a dosage of 30% gives a deep burgundy colour, and this is the maximum.
€1.67
chypre burnt umber pigment
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the chypre burnt umber pigment is a burnt iron oxide and clay silicates, 100% natural, compatible with all binders and all painting and coating techniques. Its appearance is reddish brown to pinkish beige depending on the binders. The umbers are used to fold the colours, and it is important to mix them with the complementary colour of the dominant colour of the decor to have beautiful umbers.
€2.08
ercolano red pigment
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ercolano red pigment is a 100% natural red clay soil composed of minerals and iron oxides, extracted in the Veneto region of Italy. This pigment is compatible with all binders and techniques. This pigment is extracted in the Veneto region of Italy, in the San Giovanno Ilarione quarry. This natural earth dilutes well with water and gives, depending on the binder, a bright red tending slightly towards reddish red to a rosy red with a white binder.Translated with www.DeepL.com/Translator (free version)

€2.33
iron oxide red pigment
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the iron oxide red pigment is produced from madrasah ores in india. Its colour is reddish brown/burgundy. This pigment is compatible with all binders and techniques. Equivalent to the ormuz ochres used by the earth and colour combination on the cathedral of bayeux. This pigment is dense and settles easily in the jars when mixed with liquids such as whitewash.
€2.08
blackcurrant red pigment
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the blackcurrant red pigment is a mixture of iron oxides and calcium carbonate which gives a purplish burgundy to old purplish pink color. This pigment is compatible with all binders and all painting and coating techniques. A dosage of 30% of the weight of lime paste gives a beautiful slightly purplish burgundy, if we dilute more for a whitewash we obtain a purplish old pink color. This pigment dilutes well in water with a little liquid black soap.

€1.92
plum pigment
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The plum pigment is a mixture of synthetic iron oxides giving a purplish burgundy to slightly purplish old pink colour. Pigment compatible with all binders and all techniques. This pigment is composed of 50% minerals and 50% natural pigments, which gives it a nice softness of tone while having a very good tinting strength.
€1.92
red pigment 130
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the red pigment 130 is a synthetic iron oxide giving a slightly raspberry burgundy red to pinkish burgundy color depending on the binder. This pigment is compatible with all techniques and all binders. A dosage in the lime paste at 30% of the lime weight gives the maximum, a beautiful burgundy red very soft but sustained almost as much as the pigment itself, ideal for making magnificent stuccos.
€2.33
old pink pigment
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the old pink pigment is a mixture of iron oxides and shale. Old rose color, pale pink depending on the binder and the dosage, compatible with all techniques and all binders. 100% natural pigment. The dosage at 20% by weight of lime gives a sustained but very soft old pink color.
€2.08