Shipping & Delivery  |  Safe & Secure Shopping  |  About Us  |  Contact Us Place order online or call   1-800-929-2431
Home page
   
0
Product search
Up

ArtistSupplySource.com » Painting & Painting Accessories » » » Natural Pigments Green Bice (4 oz vol) - Color: Green
 

Natural Pigments Green Bice (4 oz vol) - Color: Green

SKU: NAP-427-1110
Natural Pigments Green Bice (4 oz vol) - Color: Green
Discount table
Qty Price
 1   US$ 128.85 
 2   US$ 128.08 
 3   US$ 127.62 
 4-5   US$ 127.30 
 6-7   US$ 126.85 
 8-11   US$ 126.53 
 12+   US$ 126.08 
Price: US$ 128.85
Quantity:
 
 
 
Subtotal:
US$ 128.85


SSL seal



Product description

Details
Green bice is artificial basic copper carbonate green, sometimes called green verditer (derived from verte de terre). It has the same composition as that of malachite, but the particle structure is different.

Pigment Names
Synonyms: Bremen green, copper green, green verditer, green bice, French green, English verdigris and British verdigris

Origin and History
Artificial basic copper carbonate pigments are mentioned in 17th century literature and was noted in a late-16th century price list. The manufacture of basic copper carbonate was carried out by silver refiners in the 17th century. The process was difficult, slow and somewhat unpredictable, and the resulting hue could vary from an azure blue to a green with a distinctly bluish cast. By the mid-18th century, the ‘refiner’s’ process was replaced by a less expensive manufacturing method.

Source
Green verditer is made by pouring a solution of copper nitrate onto chalk (calcium carbonate) after which the pigment washed and dried. In place of the slower ‘refiner’s’ process, copper carbonate may be produced by precipitation from a solution of copper salt, such as vitriol (copper sulfate), by the addition of pearl ash (potassium carbonate). Pigment made using these substances, however, invariably contains a proportion of copper hydroxide. Rublev Green Bice is made according to the latter recipes from the 18th century.

Permanence and Compatibility
Green bice is stable to light and normal atmosphere. It can be used in all vehicles and areas of basic copper carbonate on medieval frescoes are often still fairly bright green.

Oil Absorption and Grinding
Green bice absorbs a small amount of oil (22 g oil per 100 g of pigment). Grinding green bice will cause its hue to become lighter.

Toxicity
Green bice contains cooper, which is rated as toxic from prolonged exposure if inhaled or ingested. Care should be used in handling the dry powder pigment to avoid inhaling the dust.

Pigment: Green Bice
Pigment: Green Bice

Pigment Information
Color: Green
Colour Index: -
Chemical Name: Basic Copper Carbonate
Chemical Formula: CuCO3.Cu(OH)2
ASTM Lightfastness Rating
Acrylic: Not Tested
Oil: Not Tested
Watercolor: Not Tested
Properties
Specific Gravity:
Hardness:
Refractive Index:
Oil Absorption: 22 g oil/100 g pigment






Specifications:

Color: Green
Chemical Name: Basic Copper Carbonate
Acrylic: Not rated
Oil: Not rated
Watercolor: Not rated
Oil Absorption: 22 g oil/100 g pigment


Natural Pigments

Natural Pigments is a limited liability company based in Willits, California. We manufacture and distribute rare and hard-to-find materials for fine artists and decorators. We specialize in supplying artists' materials that were used in historical painting since pre-historic times up to and including the nineteenth century.

We constantly search for materials and products of the finest quality so that we can bring them direct to you from the source. To do so, we travel the world to find materials specifically for use by professional artists and decorators. We obtain minerals from mines in Afghanistan, Chile, Russia, Ukraine and Uzbekistan, to name a few places, processing these into natural pigments. We purchase resins, gums and plants from India, Kenya and Malaysia to make natural varnishes and painting mediums.

Our mission is to provide the largest variety of natural pigments, paints and other professional artists' supplies, enabling us to bring you a selection that makes shopping for rare and hard-to-find art materials easy. Our objective is to promote the education and use of these materials among artists by providing detailed information for their employment in encaustic, fresco, oil, watercolor and tempera painting.
All Natural Pigments products

 
This product is shipped from our warehouse in Gretna, NE, USA.
This product is brand new and includes the manufacturer's warranty, so you can buy with confidence.
Please submit your product question using this form. All fields are required.

Your First name: *
Your email: *
Your phone: *
Product question:
Please don't mention your email and your phone in this field.
*
Submit question

Detailed images
Green Bice (4 oz vol)
Pigment: Green Bice




Brands:  0-9  A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z All Natural Pigments products

Web Orders
24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Email Support
Contact Us

Telephone Customer Service
Mon-Fri: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST
Toll Free: 1-800-929-2431
Tel: (616) 259-5711
Fax: (813) 944-4516



USA Address
S3 Stores, Inc.
2885 Sanford Ave SW #12717
Grandville, MI 49418
USA

Canadian Address
S3 Stores, Inc.
27 Joseph St.
Chatham, Ontario N7L 3G4
Canada

Payment Methods
We accept all major credit cards
Purchase Orders
Combating eCommerce Fraud
Copyright © 2005-2016 S3 Stores Holdings, Inc. All Rights Reserved.   Terms of Use | Privacy Policy