Lightfastness: Completely lightfast, even when lightened. ★★★
Opacity: Opaque ◼
Characteristics: It is advisable not to mix Gold as not to reduce its effectiveness.
Metallics: Gold has a natural bronze base pigment and silver an aluminum base pigment. The pigment particle size of the the shades is larger and the paste thicker than the others because they cannot be ground. Grinding would actually crush the pigment, which would lose all its metallic characteristics.
|★★★ Completely Light-fast colors, even when lightened||◻ Transparent Colors|
|★★Very Light-fast colors||◪ Transparent / Opaque Colors|
|★ Light-fast colors used in a pure state||◼ Opaque Colors|
| PW = White Pigment ||PO = Orange Pigment|| PB = Blue Pigment |
| PBr = Brown Pigment || PV = Violet Pigment || PY = Yellow Pigment |
| PR = Red Pigment || PG = Green Pigment || PBk = Black Pigment |