Azurite della magna is the top-of-the-line purest form of a natural blue color deriving from hydrated copper carbonate mineral rocks. The watercolor paint is handmulled on a glass palette with a glass muller using a special recipe of studiocrafted liquid gum arabic and 100% thyme essential oil.
Thyme essential oil is added as a natural preservative. This paint pan is pigment-rich and one of the historical blues used in medieval illuminated manuscripts and also all the way back to 3000 bce in other ancient civilizations.Dry pigment shown to illustrate material used to make the watercolor paint pan. This item is made of azurite della magna pigment and liquid gum arabic, thyme essential oil.