Traditional Patinas

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Traditional patinas are mixtures of chemicals that react with the surface of metal to create different colors. The most common formulas are available here as pre-mixed solutions. Many additional formulas are available in the books and videos. The Japanese Brown and Darkening patinas work particularly well on iron and steel.

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  • A14 Black for aluminium
    N-A14

    Birchwood Casey Patinas These darkening patinas are specific to the underlying metal

    $35.20
  • Antiquing Patina
    N-ANTIQ

    This antiquing patina works with bronze, brass, copper and the metal coatings. It ages and darkens the metal. This may be the only patina applied to the metal or it may be the base colour.

    $28.88
  • Blue Indoor Patina
    N-BI

    This blue indoor patina is for bronze, brass, copper and the metal coatings.

    $28.88
  • Darkening Patina
    N-DARK

    Darkening Patina instantly creates a beautiful rich black patina on clean iron & steel. Rust will not occur immediately as with other darkening patinas. Water rinsing is a good neutralizer and will not cause rust. Rust will occur after 12 hours if a clear sealer is not applied.

    $17.33
  • Ferric Nitrate/Chloride
    N-FN/FC

    Ferric Nitrate/Ferric Chloride is a hot patina for bronze, brass, and copper.

    $17.33
  • Japanese Brown Patina
    N-JAP

    Japanese Brown is a brown patina for iron and steel, which may be applied hot or cold. This patina will create a golden color on bronze, brass, and copper.

    $17.33
  • Light Green Patina
    N-LGRN

    Light Green Patina is a cold patina for bronze, brass, and copper. Apply to a clean, cold (65°-70°F) metal. It will take 2-12 hours to completely react with the metal.

    $17.33
  • Liver of Sulphur 2oz
    N-LIVER-S

    This is a mixture of potassium sulfides which has traditionally been used to darken or ‘antique’ silver and bronzes. This is usually called ‘oxidizing’ the surface though it has nothing to do with oxygen, what is really happening is that sulfur is reacting with the surface to produce the grays and blacks.

    $40.39
  • M20 (Dip) Black Patina
    N-M20

    Vista patinas are a two part patina combined in one solution. First, a traditional base patina reacts with the metal to produce a beautiful green on bronze, brass, and copper, or an exquisite rust on iron and steel. Next, colored oxides are added to this base resulting in a unique marbled patina.

    $19.80
  • M24 (Spray) Black Patina
    N-M24

    Black Magic Patina instantly creates a beautiful rich black patina on clean iron & steel. Rust will not occur immediately as with other darkening patinas. Water rinsing is a good neutralizer and will not cause rust. Rust will occur after 12 hours if a clear sealer is not applied.

    $38.50
  • M38 Brown Patina
    N-M38

    Antiquing patina beautifully and easily ages bronze, brass, copper, iron, and steel. Darkening patina is great for aging or darkening the Metal Coatings or cold cast/resin materials, yet it will darken all other metals as well. This patina will create a beautiful transparent brown on iron and steel.

    $31.19
  • Mahogany Patina
    N-MAHOG

    Mahogany patina is great for aging or darkening the Metal Coatings or cold cast/resin materials, yet it will darken all other metals as well. This patina will create a beautiful transparent brown on iron and steel.

    $17.33
  • Mint Green Patina
    N-MINT

    Mint Green is a patina for bronze, brass, and copper that may be applied hot or cold. This patina will create a beautiful green while in the full sun and is recommended when working outdoors on copper roofs and gutters.

    $28.88
  • PC9 (Spray) Black Patina
    N-PC9

    Black Patina instantly creates a beautiful rich black patina on clean iron & steel. Rust will not occur immediately as with other darkening patinas. Water rinsing is a good neutralizer and will not cause rust. Rust will occur after 12 hours if a clear sealer is not applied.

    $38.50
  • Potassium Dichromate Patina
    N-POT

    Vista patinas are a two part patina combined in one solution. First, a traditional base patina reacts with the metal to produce a beautiful green on bronze, brass, and copper, or an exquisite rust on iron and steel. Next, colored oxides are added to this base resulting in a unique marbled patina.

    $28.88
  • Powder Blue Patina
    N-PB

    Powder Blue is a cold patina for bronze, brass, and copper. This patina is a stable blue and a good choice for outdoor work.

    $28.88
  • Tan Patina
    N-TAN

    Tan is a patina for all metals and may be applied hot or cold.

    $28.88
  • Tiffany Green Patina
    N-TIFF

    This patina is for bronze, brass, copper and the metal coatings.

    $17.33