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Selenite from Sicily



Selenite from Sicily

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    Lightfastness 8/8

    Granulation: medium


    NOTE: Selenite has a particular behavior and different from traditional whites: it appears rather transparent when wet. Its intensity emerges once well dry.


    Della Magna Genuine Selenite

    is based on pure translucent powder of crystalline gypsum mineral extracted from a Sicilian quarry.


    This fascinating white combined with our handmade binder brightens softly our watercolor nights or it can be mixed with colors that you want to mattify a little.


    Selenite plates were used in ancient Greece as glass before it was discovered. Selenite glass filtered diaphanous whiteness similar to moonlight, hence its name meaning moonstone.

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