Italian Yellow Earth – 157

  • A Natural Earth Pigment
  • Permanent To UV
  • Suitable For All Mediums
  • Lime And Cement Colour Stable
  • Non-Toxic

Italian Yellow Earth is a natural goethite mineral imported from specialist quarries in northern Italy. It is a deep yellow, semi-transparent pigment, which works well in all mediums. Mix it with the appropriate medium to make high-quality artists oil paints, watercolours, acrylics, pastels and crayons. It can also be used to tint a range of coatings including lime wash, paint, plasters and mortars.


Technical Info:

Pigment Name: Italian Yellow Earth – 157
Pigment Type:
  Natural Earth & Ochres
Country of Origin: Italy
Colour Index: Y43
Density: 728 g/l
Chemical Make-up:  Mixture of iron oxides
Chemical Formula: TBC
Lime Stable? Yes
UV Rating: Very Good
Colouring Power: Very Good
Particle size: 50 microns (325 Mesh)
Heat Stability: Colour Stable to 165°C / 330° F

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