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This versatile powder mixes into ink with the addition of water and gum arabic. Or you can add directly to ink to give that ink pearlescence and shine. Pearl Ex creates a metallic effect without being a real metal- it will never tarnish or fade.The different particle sizes produce different effects, from a smooth pearly luster, to a highly metallic sheen.
We sell Pearl Ex in individual, 3 gram containers and in a calligraphy set that comes with 9 of the best-suited colors for calligraphic work and gum arabic.
Now Available! We now carry 1/2 oz and 4 oz jars of select colors.
Current colors available in 1/2 ounce size include: brilliant gold, pink gold, super bronze, solar gold, and rose gold.
Current colors available in 4 ounce size include: rose gold, brilliant gold, and solar gold.
Finally, Pearl Ex has created a calligraphy kit for making the pigment (powder) into calligraphy ink. Or you can add the powder directly to ink to give that ink pearlescence and shine. Pearl Ex creates a metallic effect without being a real metal – it will never tarnish or fade. The different particle sizes produce different effects, from a smooth pearly luster to a highly metallic sheen.
The set includes 9 colors that work well with calligraphy, including the new Rose Gold, along with Solar Gold, True Blue, Silver, Aztec Gold, Super Russet, Pearl White, Grey Lavender, and Pink Gold. Also includes three jars of gum arabic powder, instructions for mixing, and a list of nibs that work well with Pearl Ex.