Highly pigmented and finely ground watercolors made by hand in the USA. Extra fine watercolors produce clean washes even layers and also possess superior lightfastness properties. Daniel Smith has acquired a unique supply of the precious mineral Amazonite from Brazil. It's a strong pure color that is completely transparent non-staining and lifts easily for maximum versatility. This lovely teal shade of feldspar microcline a precious mineral was named for the Amazon River.