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Daniel Smith PrimaTek® Watercolor are made from natural mineral pigments gathered from around the world. Some of these pigments have been used for thousands of years and where used by the artisans of ancient civilizations such the Eqyptians and Mayans. Now you can use these pigments, but you don't have to spend hours in the hot Egyptian sun grinding up rocks. You only have to squeeze the tube.
 
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Daniel Smith Extra Fine Watercolor - Amazonite Genuine 15 ml
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Item:284 600 163, Pigment: Amazonite, Lightfastness: Excellent, Transparent, Non staining, Non-Granulating
Daniel Smith Extra Fine Watercolor - Amethyst Geniune 15 ml
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Item:284 600 203, Pigment: Amethyst, Lightfastness: Excellent, Semi-transparent, Low-staining, Granulating
Daniel Smith Watercolor 15ml - Azurite Genuine
Daniel Smith Extra Fine Watercolor - Azurite Genuine 15 ml
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Item:284 600 035, Pigment: Azurite Genuine, Lightfastness: Excellent, Semi-Transparent , Non-staining, Granulating
Daniel Smith Extra Fine Watercolor - Bloodstone Genuine 15 ml
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Item:284 600 193, Pigment:Bloodstone, Lightfastness: Excellent, Transparent, Non-staining, granulating
Daniel Smith Extra Fine Watercolor - Blue Apatite Genuine 15 ml
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Item:84 600 196, Pigment:Blue Apatite, Lightfastness: Excellent, Transparent, Non-staining, granulating
Daniel Smith Extra Fine Watercolor - Bronzite Genuine 15 ml
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Item:284 600 199, Pigment: Bronzite, Lightfastness: Excellent, Transparent, Non-staining, granulating
Daniel Smith Extra Fine Watercolor - Burnt Bronzite Genuine 15 ml
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Item:284 600 204, Pigment: Burnt Bronzite, Lightfastness: Excellent, Transparent, Non-staining, granulating
Daniel Smith Extra Fine Watercolor - Burnt Tigers Eye Genuine 15 ml
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Item:284 600 162, Pigment:Tigers Eye, Lightfastness: Excellent, Semi-transparent, Low-staining, granulating
Daniel Smith Extra Fine Watercolor - Diopside Genuine 15 ml
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Item:284 600 210, Pigment: Genuine Diopside, Lightfastness: Extremely Permanent, Transparent , Low-Staining, Granulating
Daniel Smith Extra Fine Watercolor - Fuchsite Genuine 15 ml
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Item:284 600 169, Pigment: Fuchsite Genuine, Lightfastness: Excellent, Transparent, Non-staining, Non-granulating. Soft, subtle with a pearly green shimmer, Fuchsite PrimaTek® watercolor is luminous and elegant. Made from pure Fuchsite, a Russian mineral with mica-like characteristics, this transparent mineral color is great for layering delicate green to add luster and dimension to your paintings. Try glazing this over a stronger green to soften and enhance foliage or add it one subtle layer at a time to cool your study with a unique glow and non-traditional hue.
Daniel Smith Extra Fine Watercolor 15ml - Garnet Genuine
Daniel Smith Extra Fine Watercolor - Garnet Genuine 15 ml
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Item:285 600 205, Pigment: Garnet Genuine, Lightfastness: Excellent, Transparent, Low-staining, Granulating. Garnet Genuine is a gorgeous, warm reddish-orange with similar hue but more texture than Quinacridone Burnt Scarlet. Try mixing it with Cerulean Blue for beautiful mauves and grays. It reticulates wonderfully and creates unexpected surprises in washes.
Daniel Smith Extra Fine Watercolor 15ml - Green Apatite Genuine
Daniel Smith Extra Fine Watercolor - Green Apatite Genuine 15 ml
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Item:284 600 197, Pigment: Green Apatite Genuine, Lightfastness: Excellent, Semi-transparent, Low-staining, Granulating. Green Apatite Watercolor lets you create a beautiful range of greens—fresh yellow-green to deep olive—with a single tube. This sedimentary color is a dark, almost brown, olive green in mass tone. In washes, the brown settles out of a vivid natural green, creating memorable texture and contrast.
Daniel Smith Extra Fine Watercolor 15ml - Hematite Burnt Scarlet Genuine
Daniel Smith Extra Fine Watercolor - Hematite Burnt Scarlet Genuine 15 ml
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Item:284 600 158, Pigment: Genuine Hematite, Lightfastness: Excellent, Semi-transparent , Low-staining, Granulating. Hematite is ground from a heavy silvery-black mineral rich in iron. In a
thick wash, the heavier particles settle, creating bold granulation. In  a thin wash, it is a soft dove gray.
Daniel Smith Extra Fine Watercolor 15ml - Hematite Violet Genuine
Daniel Smith Extra Fine Watercolor - Hematite Violet Genuine 15 ml
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Item:284 600 157, Pigment: Genuine Hematite, Lightfastness: Excellent, Semi-transparent , Low-staining, Granulating. Hematite is ground from a heavy silvery-black mineral rich in iron. In a
thick wash, the heavier particles settle, creating bold granulation.
Daniel Smith Extra Fine Watercolor - Jadeite Genuine 15 ml
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Item:284 600 048, Pigment:Jadeite Genuine, Lightfastness Rating: Excellent, Semi-transparent, Non-staining, Granulating. This exceptionally beautiful color is made from the more strongly colored of the two minerals known as jade. From dark green mass tone to the palest wash, it creates all the exquisite shades we think of when we think of jade.
Daniel Smith Extra Fine Watercolor 15ml - Kingman Green Turquoise Genuine
Daniel Smith Extra Fine Watercolor - Kingman Green Turquoise Genuine 15 ml
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Item:284 600 155, Pigment: Kingman Green Turquoise genuine,  Lightfastness: Excellent, Transparent , Non-staining, Granulating. Natural Kingman Green Turquoise Genuine captures the magic and mystery of the ancient Southwest in a subtle greenish turquoise. It is mined near Kingman, Arizona.
Daniel Smith Extra Fine Watercolor - Kyanite Genuine 15 ml
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Item:284 600 186, Pigment:Kyanite Genuine, Lightfastness Rating: Excellent, Transparent , Non-staining, Granulating. Kyanite Genuine is a rich blue-gray with impressive granulation and dazzling, glittery sparkle.
Daniel Smith Extra Fine Watercolor 15ml - Lapis Lazuli Genuine
Daniel Smith Extra Fine Watercolor - Lapis Lazuli Genuine 15 ml
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Item:284 600 138, Pigment:Lapis Lazuli Genuine, Lightfastness Rating: Excellent, Transparent, Non-staining, Granulating. Daniel Smith Genuine Lapis Lazuli is at least 80% pure South America Lapis Lazuli gem pigment suspended in a natural binder.
Daniel Smith Extra Fine Watercolor 15ml - Malachite Genuine
Daniel Smith Extra Fine Watercolor - Malachite Genuine 15 ml
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Item:284 600 149, Pigment: Malachite Genuine, Lightfastness: Excellent, Semi-Transparent , Non-staining, Granulating. Malachite Genuine is a clear, yellowish green made with pigment ground from the distinctively patterned gemstone. Used in ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome, it remained the best green available for mural and easel painting up through the Renaissance. It is lightfast, with good transparency.
Daniel Smith Watercolor 15ml - Mayan Blue Genuine
Daniel Smith Extra Fine Watercolor - Mayan Blue Genuine 15 ml
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Item:284 600 211, Pigment: Mayan Blue Genuine, Lightfastness: Extremely Permanent, Transparent , Low-Staining, Granulating.  This blue pigment adorned the murals and sculpture of the Mayan people and despite exposure to severe heat and humidity, the color has hardly faded over a thousand years. Now, using methods derived from ancient Mayan chemistry, this unique, metal-free pigment has been recreated by Daniel Smith using an eco-friendly process.
Daniel Smith Watercolor 15ml - Mayan Dark Blue
Daniel Smith Extra Fine Watercolor - Mayan Dark Blue 15 ml
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Item:284 600 213, Pigment: Hybrid inorganic/organic pigment, Lightfastness: Extremely Permanent, Transparent , Non-Staining, Granulating. Rich, bold colors adorned the murals and sculpture of the Mayan people. Even when exposed to centuries of severe heat and humidity, these colors have hardly faded over a thousand years. Now, using methods derived from ancient Mayan chemistry, these unique, metal-free pigments have been recreated using an eco-friendly process.
Daniel Smith Watercolor 15ml - Mayan Orange
Daniel Smith Extra Fine Watercolor - Mayan Orange 15 ml
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Item:284 600 216, Pigment: Hybrid inorganic/organic pigment, Lightfastness: Very Lightfast, Semi-Transparent , Low-Staining, Non-Granulating. Mayan Orange is hot and intense. Use it straight from the tube for a blazing red-orange.  As you add water, the color remains strong and disperses very evenly.
Daniel Smith Extra Fine Watercolor 15ml - Mayan Red
Daniel Smith Extra Fine Watercolor - Mayan Red 15 ml
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Item:284 600 217, Lightfastness: Very good, Transparent, Low-staining, Granulating. Mayan Red is both fascinating and distinctive. The range of color it produces is truly remarkable, from a natural strong red, to a clear intense rose, to sublime smooth pinks.
Daniel Smith Extra Fine Watercolor 15ml - Mayan Violet
Daniel Smith Extra Fine Watercolor - Mayan Violet 15 ml
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Item:284 600 214, Lightfastness: Very good, Transparent, Low-staining, Granulating. Enjoy a saturated fuchsia with a rich tone and velvet finish. This
stunning watercolor revives the bold color used by the ancient Mayan
people to adorn their murals and sculpture. Specially formulated in the
Daniel Smith lab, based on methods used in ancient Mayan chemistry, this
exquisite color has a new life on your palette. A luscious, deep
fuchsia, is perfect for landscapes and shadows.
Daniel Smith Extra Fine Watercolor 15ml - Mayan Yellow
Daniel Smith Extra Fine Watercolor - Mayan Yellow 15 ml
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Item:284 600 214, Lightfastness: Very good, Transparent, Non-staining, Non-Granulating. You’ll love its transparency and smooth working properties. A natural looking yellow with a very slight green-brown cast - great for foliage highlights.
Daniel Smith Extra Fine Watercolor 15ml - Minnesota Pipestone
Daniel Smith Extra Fine Watercolor - Minnesota Pipestone 15 ml
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Item:284 600 143, Pigment:Genuine Catlinite, Lightfastness Rating: Excellent, Semi-transparent , Non-staining, Granulating. A warm, soft, earthy pink, Minnesota Pipestone is semi-opaque and granulates beautifully in washes.
Daniel Smith Watercolor 15ml - Purpurite Genuine
Daniel Smith Extra Fine Watercolor - Purpurite Genuine 15 ml
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Item:284 600 164, Pigment: Purpurite Genuine, Lightfastness Rating: Excellent, Semi-transparent , Low-staining, Granulating. Purpurite Genuine is an intensely lavender violet that paints smoothly and easily but also granulates subtly. It is semi-transparent with low staining levels, so it offers great versatile in use and technique. Purpurite Genuine is a mineral with a naturally occurring, low luster, silky sub-metallic sheen.
Daniel Smith Extra Fine Watercolor 15ml - Red Fuchsite Genuine
Daniel Smith Extra Fine Watercolor - Red Fuchsite Genuine 15 ml
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Item:284 600 189, Pigment:Red Fuchsite Genuine, Lightfastness rating:Excellent, Semi-transparent, Low-staining, Granulating. Fushsite is a gemstone found in the mountains of Brazil. Paint this soft, reddish dusky rose and watch as the mineral iridescent sheen rises to the surface of your brushstroke. This color, from our PrimaTek line of authentic mineral pigments, gives new definition to skies, botanicals and reflections
Daniel Smith Extra Fine Watercolor 15ml - Rhodonite Genuine
Daniel Smith Extra Fine Watercolor - Rhodonite Genuine 15 ml
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Item:284 600 167, Pigment:Rhodonite Genuine, Lightfastness rating:Excellent, Semi-transparent, Low-staining, Non-granulating. Made from jewelry-quality stone, this versatile rose pink is wonderful for portraits and landscapes. Used wet into wet, it creates a soft, transparent glow, without granulation. At full value, it is more intense but still transparent, low-staining and non granulating.
Daniel Smith Extra Fine Watercolor - Sedona Genuine 15 ml
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Item:284 600 145, Pigment:Iron Oxide From Sedona, Arizona, Lightfastness rating:Excellent, Semi-transparent , Non-staining, Granulating
Daniel Smith Extra Fine Watercolor - Serpentine Genuine 15 ml
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Item:284 600 190, Pigment:Genuine Serpentine, Lightfastness rating:Excellent, Semi-transparent , Non-staining, Granulating. This Australian green-color serpentine is of a variety called Stichtite. This surprising semi-transparent paint is a good green that develops granulating with specks of burnt scarlet—a great addition to your landscape and floral palette.
Daniel Smith Extra Fine Watercolor - Sicklerite Genuine 15 ml
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Item:84 600 196, Pigment:Sicklerite, Lightfastness: Excellent, Transparent, Non-staining, granulating. A true neutral, it tones down bright colors, creating color harmony with seductive texture. Try mixing it with French Ultramarine for an atmospheric blue-gray or Sleeping Beauty Turquoise Genuine for a soft ocean green.
Daniel Smith Extra Fine Watercolor - Sleeping Beauty Turq. Gen. 15 ml
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Item:284 600 150, Pigment:Genuine Sleeping Beauty Turquoise, Lightfastness rating:Excellent, Semi-transparent , Non-staining, Granulating. A unique and vibrant blue, it comes from the slumbering Sleeping Beauty Mountain in Arizona where we found a deposit that lives up to the quality and expectations of Daniel Smith pigment. Lightfast and permanent, with none of the transient color fade that plagues most turquiose, this is truly an extraordinary color.
Daniel Smith Extra Fine Watercolor - Sodalite Genuine 15 ml
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Item:284 600 179, Pigment:Genuine Sodalite, Lightfastness rating:Excellent, Semi-Transparent, Low-staining, Granulating. In watercolor, the inky color of this semi precious stone granulates as
it dries, layering a blue-black textural surface on a smooth blue-gray
undertone.
Daniel Smith Extra Fine Watercolor - Sugilite Genuine 15 ml
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Item:284 600 200, Pigment:Sugilite Genuine, Lightfastness rating:Excellent, Transparent, Low-staining, Granulating. As a watercolor pigment, it combines subtle fuchsia pink and warm gray
in a single strongly textural color. In a wash, the gray settles with a
slight graphite-like sheen, while the pink rises to resemble the color
in an overcast dawn sky.
Daniel Smith Extra Fine Watercolor - Tigers Eye Genuine 15 ml
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Item:284 600 161, Pigment: Genuine Tigers Eye, Semi-transparent, Low-staining, Granulating. The combination of quartz and iron oxide produces a remarkable paint that is very transparent and non-staining. as well as strongly colored and granulating. The color is olive drab with undertones of cool ash brown. With great textural effects.
Daniel Smith Watercolor 15ml - Yavapai Genuine
Daniel Smith Extra Fine Watercolor - Yavapai Genuine 15 ml
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Item:284 600 164, Pigment: Yavapai Genuine (Natural Iron Oxides), Lightfastness Rating: Excellent, Transparent , Non-staining, Granulating. Made from Arizona rock, Yavapai Genuine is semi-transparent, with a
surprisingly smooth texture in washes.
Daniel Smith Extra Fine Watercolor - Zoisite Genuine 15 ml
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Item 284 600 180, Pigment: Zoisite Genuine, Lightfastness Rating: Excellent, granulating , low staining, semi-transparent. You must try Zoisite to appreciate its unique color and characteristics. Zoisite, a mineral from Austria discovered in 1804, is a lush primal green with a dark, almost black, bottle green granulating surface. With minimal paint to water, the effect is a gray-green with a micro-dotted surface. With maximum paint to water, the surface fractures to a faux leather look with a distinct three-dimensional effect.