Armenian Pigment Sampler

€30.80
In stock
SKU
401-1131

Natural Pigments has created a set of nine earth pigments from the diverse geology of Armenia. The colors range from green earths, yellow ochers, orange red, brown red to bluish red and purple.

 

Map of ArmeniaNatural Pigments has created a set of nine earth pigments from the diverse geology of Armenia. The colors range from green earths, yellow ochers, orange red, brown red to bluish red and purple.

The raw materials for our Armenian earth colors are extracted from various provinces of Armenia (see the map below). Pigments from some of these ancient sites were used on early ceramics and religious iconography from prehistory to Byzantium.

The sampler includes 8ml each of the following pigments:

Rublev Colours Armenian Pigment Sampler
Color Swatch Item No. Color Name and Description
Tavush Green Earth Pigment 423-1910 Tavush Green Earth is a fine grained, warm green earth (terre verte) from glauconite mineral deposits in the Tavush province of Armenia. The warm green earth works well as verdaccio, to cool flesh tones or simply a natural green that does not dominate mixtures.
Armenian Gold Ocher Pigment 433-2210 Armenian Gold Ocher is a deep gold ocher from deposits in the Kotayk province of Armenia. This fine grained ocher has excellent opacity for warm flesh tones and sunlit landscapes.
Transparent Yellow Felsite Pigment 433-2310 Transparent Yellow Felsite is a transparent yellow ocher from mineral deposits in the Lori province of Armenia. This fine grained ocher originates in felsite deposits, a very fine grained volcanic rock consisting of a fine-grained matrix of felsic materials, particularly quartz and feldspar.
Hrazdan Yellow Ocher Pigment 433-2410 Hrazdan Yellow Ocher is a very transparent yellow ocher from mineral deposits near the river of Hrazdan in the Kotayk province of Armenia. It is a fine-grained pigment with bright gold undertones.
Armenian Mummy Red Light Pigment 453-1410 Armenian Mummy Red Light is a semi-transparent red ocher with orange undertones, fine grained, low tinting strength. This red earth is pigment from quarries in the Lori province of northern Armenia. Mummy derives its name from the Russian word мумию that denotes a pigment of brownish red color similar to the nineteenth century pigment derived from ground mummies.
Crimson Ocher Pigment 453-1110 Crimson Ocher is a semi-transparent deep red with purplish-pink undertones. The ocher is a red iron oxide earth from quarries in the Lori province of northern Armenia.
Armenian Purple Ocher Pigment 453-1210 Purple Ocher is a natural earth containing clay tinted by iron oxide that gives an exceptionally cool red hue. Purple Ocher is obtained from iron ore deposits near Lori, Armenia.
Armenian Mummy Brown-Red Pigment 453-1310 Armenian Mummy Brown-Red is a semi-opaque, brownish red, fine-grained with average tinting strength. Armenian Mummy Brown-Red derives its name from the Russian word мумию that denotes the pigment of brownish red color from ground mummies. This color is from red iron oxide earth deposits in the Vayotz Dzor province of Armenia.
Armenian Hematite Pigment 453-1010 Armenian Hematite is an opaque bluish red that is fine-grained with high tinting strength. This color is color from hematite deposits in the Lori province of Armenia.


Health and Safety

Based on toxicological review, there are no acute or known chronic health hazards with the anticipated use of this product. Always protect yourself against potentially unknown chronic hazards of this and other chemical products by avoiding ingestion, excessive skin contact, and inhalation of spraying mists, sanding dusts, and concentrated vapors. Contact us for further information or consult the MSDS for more information.

More Information
SKU401-1131
BrandRublev Colours
VendorRublev Colours
Processing TimeUsually ships the next business day.

You will be redirected to the Natural Pigments website serving your country. If you do wish to be redirected, press Decline.

Here are items you recently viewed during your visit of Natural Pigments Recently Viewed
No recently views items
Clear All
Armenian Pigment Sampler
Copyright © 2012-present Natural Pigments, Inc. All rights reserved.