Dammar gum is a resin secreted by a tree in the Indonesian Islands.
It has been used since the 19th century in painting for the manufacture of varnishes and painting mediums. It produces a natural, transparent, satin-to-gloss finish. Used as an adjuvant in oil paint and wax, it is diluted in the essence of turpentine.
Acrylic powder binder is a mixture of vinyl acetate and acrylic copolymer. It provides good adhesion, flexibility and water resistance to mortars containing hydraulic binders such as cement, gypsum or lime.
This binder with water is used to fix the pigments on a support. It is flexible and makes the support washable while keeping some porosity. It is also used as a replacement for a white paint, and makes it possible to obtain the hue of the powdered pigments, which is not the case with a white paint.
Made in : Italy
Casein (milk protein) is a natural fixative for whitewashes to which it provides matte and velvety.
Used by artists from the Middle Ages, it is perfect for frescoes and icons.
A little neglected over time, it returns to fashion especially in the decoration of painted furniture.
Made in : Germany
Glue of animal origin, it has a powerful tackiness and can be used in many ways (sealant, glue, coating, paint, etc). The rabbit skin glue is known for its properties of flexibility and finesse.
Made in : Italy
Eccocera Carnauba natural wax is intended for dry, solid and absorbent interior surfaces and is applied to walls and ceilings coated with lime, plaster or cement.
Yield : (according to roughness and porosity of the supports) on closed support and smooth weakly rough 1 kg of wax in 1 layer covers 20 to 30m ².