Sleeping Beauty Turq. Gen DS Awc 15ml

Model: 144407
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A unique and vibrant blue, it comes from Sleeping Beauty Mountain in Arizona where we found a deposit that lives up to our high expectations. It is lightfast and permanent, with none of the transient colour fade that plagues most turquoise.

Turquoise has a unique porous nature that produces granular washes. Juicy washes flow from the brush and drybrush work has the intense texture found only in a mineral pigment. Traditional mineral pigments have a muted feel, our unique Turquoise Genuine has a true brilliance. We use the highest grade mineral that is found closest to the earth's surface, where environmental factors have enhanced the structure to gemstone quality and deepened the tonal richness to a remarkable blue.

Historic references of Turquoise date back as far as Egypt's first dynasty. Turquoise from the American Southwest has been unearthed in Aztec ruins and Persian turquoise was used as trading currency.

ASTM Lightfastness Rating: Excellent

Transparency: Semi-transparent

Granulating: Yes

Staining: Non-staining


by Sandra I.

Sleeping Beauty adds beautiful life and granulation

by Andrea K.

Lovely granulating turquoise which is the only one that I have discovered that is not staining. Pity it is so expensive.

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