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Verdigris

May 17, 2013

Verdigris, coming from Old French and meaning green of Greece, is the bluey-green patina found on weathered copper. It was used as a pigment in medieval illuminations as it was the most vibrant green tone available, even though it is unstable as a water-based pigment. Its hue shifts from a blue-green to a bright green […]

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