Lime putty can be added to various other products to create delicate finishes like traditional paints and plasters.
Limewash is a traditional paint finish which can be brush applied to brickwork, stone work and other mineral backgrounds like plaster and render. Historically used as a decorative feature as well as keep things clean (the alkaline nature killed all bugs and germs when applied) it can provide a fantastic mottled finish to traditional finishes like plaster and render. There are several ingredients to make a good limewash including casein or tallow (fixatives) and pigments for colour.
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