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. Our unusually pure pigment is mined in Russia south of Moscow. Rich and warm Goethite is a dark tea color in masstone and washes out to a rich warm tan. In washes it displays intriguing granulation with pools of light and dark in every brushstroke. Like all colors derived from the earth it is lightfast and permanent.