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Stoneground - Nicosia Green Earth (Earth Colour - Half Pan)

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Nicosia Green Earth is sourced from deposits in southeastern Cyprus, near the capital city of Nicosia. Derived from the minerals celadonite and glauconite, this cool green colour is useful in a variety of applications including portrait, landscape, and botanical paintings.

Artist Notes: Nicosia Green earth is a soft, subtle green that is wonderful in glazing applications.

Paint Maker’s Notes: During the Medieval and Renaissance periods, green earth pigments like Nicosia Green were used in underpaintings to neutralize the effects of pink and red flesh colours.

Transparency: Transparent

Staining: Non-Staining

Granularity: Semi-Granular

Pigment Number: PG 23

Pigment Type: Synthetic Inorganic

Pigment Composition: Hydrated iron potassium silicate

Lightfastness: I - Excellent

Toxicity: Non Toxic