Natural pigment- Afgan lapis lazulie
Lapis lazulie is a relatively rare semi-precious stone that has been prized for its deep blue color since ancient times. It has been mined in Afghanistan for over 8000 years, and in Russia since the 19th century.
Color: light blue to deep blue
Chemical description: lazurite. Chemical formula: Na6Ca2(AlSiO4)6(SO4,S,Cl)2
Light resistance: 8
Alkali resistance: 5
Acid resistance: 5
Used for techniques: acrylic, tempera, watercolor, gouache, fresc, oil
The pigment was made by crushing and grinding. There may be insight uncrushed mineral in the package.
Pigments may contain harmful substances, so remember about safety rules.
- use eye and hand protection,
- cover the respiratory tract, do not eat,
- keep away from children,
- wash your eyes in case the pigment gets into your eyes