Hawks are used for holding plaster before applying to the working surface. They must be lightweight and are usually made of aluminum, magnesium or structural foam. The most popular sizes are 33 x 33 cm and 34.3 X 34.3 cm (13 X 13 inches and 13-1/2 X 13-1/2 inches), although smaller sizes are available.
Our hawk is made of heavy gauge, hard-rolled aluminum, so it is lightweight but very durable. The edges have been smoothed and the corners rounded for convenience. The 9.2 cm (3-5/8 in.) flange with an extended hub is threaded for the solid wood handle. A sponge rubber doughnut to prevent calluses is included.
Made in the U.S.A.
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.
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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.
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