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  • Basic Patina Chemical Kit With Four Chemicals
  • Basic Patina Chemical Kit With Four Chemicals
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This set of four chemicals provides ample amounts of each chemical for colorization effects on copper, brass, and bronze metals.

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Cat No. - NC-13258
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• Ferric Chloride • Ferric Nitrate
• Sulphurated Potash • Cupric Nitrate

This beginning kit includes four of our most popular patina chemicals for use on copper, brass, and bronze. These will help you create a wide variety of shades, including tans, browns, red browns, greys and blacks. Included are six patina recipes and our Guide to Patina Creation to get you started.

This kit will help you achieve the all important base color needed on copper, before going on to different, more vibrant colors.

Basic Patina Kit Includes...

  • Ferric Chloride, 100g.
  • Ferric Nitrate, 100g.
  • Sulphurated Potash, 100g.
  • Cupric Nitrate, 100g — For you to try your hand at turquoise colors.
  • Patina recipes (6)
  • Guide to Patina Creation

SAFETY: Wear chemical splash goggles, disposable gloves, and a lab chemical apron. Youths should handle these chemicals under supervision.

RECIPES: See our "More Details" tab for easy starter patina recipes.

Also included is our Guide to Patina Creation covering...

  • Metal preparation.
  • Basic equipment needed.
  • Maintenance of your patinas.
  • Safety.
  • Variables that might affect your patina results.

IMPORTANT! Shipping is restricted. Ships to destinations within the 48 contiguous US states and Canada using Standard Ground. No air deliveries allowed. (No AK, HI or PR)

Easy Starter Recipes to Use
With The Basic Patina Chemical Kit

Explore Further... Our Patinas for Metal Artists Section

Cold Process = Cold solution, Cold metal, Cold rinse water.
Hot Process = Hot solution, Hot metal, Hot rinse water.

Light to Dark Brown

Ingredients

  • Ferric Nitrate... 1/2 tsp
  • Distilled Water... 1 pint

Process

Hot or cold process. (Red to reddish brown has also been reported using this recipe.)

Brown to Black

Ingredients

  • Sulfurated Potash, grape sized lump (crushed).
  • Ferric Nitrate... 1/2 tsp
  • Distilled Water... 1 pint

Process

Hot or cold process. Use fresh solution each time.

Blackish Brown

Ingredients

  • Ferric Nitrate... 2 oz
  • Distilled Water... 1 pint
  • Sulfurated Potash... 1/4 oz

Process

Hot or cold process. Mix in the order given.

Florentine Brown

Ingredients

  • Ferric Chloride... 1 tsp
  • Ferric Nitrate... 1/2 tsp
  • Distilled Water... 1 pint

Process

Hot or cold process. This old Italian formula produces a rich brown patina.

Basic Green

Ingredients

  • Cupric Nitrate... 1 tsp
  • Distilled Water... 1 pint

Process

Hot process, semi-transparent patina. Heat metal and apply a fresh mixture for each coloring.

Straw Yellow

Ingredients

  • Ferric Nitrate... 1/2 tsp
  • Distilled Water... 1/2 pint

Process

Hot process.

Click to see all 32 of our Patina Recipes!