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iron oxide – pen, ink, paint

The iron oxide red – Falu Red – is ever present here. Made of a combination of copper and a by product from iron to get the special red calcimine paint with matte finish. Since the red cottages are so … Continue reading

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the swedish red

One could almost call this red the Swedish national colour – or at least the national red. The traditional red iron oxide and copper based calcimime paint for country side houses. These were taken at a preserved old farm that … Continue reading

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