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Newsletter 10-2017



Kremer Pigmente

Fuchsite

Fuchsite is a dark green variety of muscovite K(Al,Cr)2[(OH,F)2/AlSi3O10]



Fuchsite is named after the German chemist and mineralogist Johann Nepomuk von Fuchs (1774-1856). Fuchsite, also known as chrome mica, is a green variety of muscovite, belonging to the mica group of phyllosilicate minerals. The beautiful green color derives from chromium and contingent to its amount, the color of the mineral ranges from pale light green to emerald green. Chemically, fuchsite and muscovite are very similar, though the green-silver shimmering fuchsite is often softer than muscovite and biotite. Apart from the occasional use as artists’ pigment, fuchsite was popular as rough scatter material in baroque nativity scenes. In Guatemala, early native cultures made artifacts from fuchsite. However, fuchsite is rarely used as material for art objects, since working with this brittle mineral is quite complicated. The fuchsite from Kremer Pigmente comes from Brasil. Fuchsite is offered in four different grain sizes:
11420 Fuchsite extra fine, 0 – 100 µ

11421 Fuchsite fine, 100 – 250 µ
11422 Fuchsite medium, 250 – 500 µ

11424 Fuchsite coarse, 500 – 1000 µ



 

Set: 40th Anniversary Assortment

In 2017, Kremer Pigmente is celebrating its 40th anniversary and marking the occasion with a special Anniversary Assortment.

It is comprised of 40 glasses containing 39 historical painting materials and one historical tool. Each jar stands for one year of the company’s history – the assortment as a whole is a symbol of our passion for historical colors that we strive to make accessible again.

Limited edition of 500!

Special price of 225 Euro (net, plus shipping) until 31.12.2017.
Available with order number 14400.

 

Kremer Watercolor Set Incarnate

8 full pan for the illustration of fresh tones


There is no other technique of painting intended to achieve bright and clear color, as precise as watercolors. By these standards, Kremer Pigmente guarantees their product. Highest quality in the manufacturing process and the choice of materials ensure an extraordinary brilliancy.

Kremer watercolors are made with old recipes calling for complex hand-made techniques using our historical and modern pigments. Selected organic, inorganic and vegetable pigments are combined with Kremer Watercolor Medium with the basis of Gum Arabic.

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Etching Varnish RP (#79860)

silky gloss, deep black etching varnish

The asphalt based etching varnish offers a high durability on the plate while maintaining continuing flexibility. It prevents lines and dots in drawings from chipping or fraying for a longer period of time (up to two months). Additionally the silky gloss and deep black finish reduces surface reflections.

- Sorry, not available at Kremer Pigments Inc. -

Please follow below link for a video showing the development of the etching varnish RP and an application guide: 
video etching varnish RP

 

International Hertitage Fair

02. - 05. November 2017, Paris, France

Not only the oldest but leading heritage fair in Europe.

We look forward meeting you in hall LE NOTRE J20.

Monumento Salzburg

11. - 13. January 2018, Salzburg, Austria

International platform for monument preservation, restoration and conservation.

We look forward meeting you.

creativeworld Frankfurt

27. - 30. January 2018, Frankfurt, Germany

International trade fair for hobby, craft and art supplies.

We look forward meeting you in hall 4.1 stand A24.

 

New Product Catalogue in German 2017/2018

All pigments, dyes, vegetable color paints, fillers, building materials and ready-made colors are illustrated in color and give an idea of the shade. Discover the variety of the individual products and immerse yourself in the world of Kremer Pigmente!

Download: Kremer Pigmente Product Catalogue 2017/2018 in German
(October 2017, 266 pages, 10 MB)

All new products can be found here.