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Violin Varnish Supplies
Prepared violin varnish also available.

Ingredients for making and applying violin spirit and oil varnishes, including brushes, gums, resins, dyes, oils, lacs, and more.

Violin Varnish, Metric conversions

Weight: 1 Gram = 0.0353 Ounces / 1 Ounce = 28.35 Grams
Volume: 1 Millilitre = 0.0338 Ounces (US) / 1 Ounce (US) = 29.57 Millilitres

Violin Varnish Making Books, DVDs

Violin Varnishes By Joseph and Reiner Hammerl, go to this page
Cremonese Varnish Secrets, Edited by Vincenzo Gheroldi, go to this page

Cleaner/polish can be found here

  Violin Stain (water based, for applying to wood) per 100ml bottle Model/Price
Water stain, Old Golden Brown Item #2-WS428
$16.00
Ebony Stain Ebony stain, Opaque Item #2-Ebonizo
$58.00

Gums and Resins, per 100g - Glossary of Varnish Ingredients

Model/Price
Violin Varnish Gum Ammoniac - Photo Ammoniac, Gum Item #2-Ammoniac
$33.60
Violin Varnish Amber Resin - Photo Amber resin Item #2-Amber
$47.25
  Arabic/Acacia, Gum Item #2-Arabic
$13.65
  Benzoin, Gum , Sumatra, pure almonds Item #2-Benzosum
$29.40
  Burgundy pitch Item #2-Burgund
$12.60
  Colophony, pure (pine resin) Item #2-Colophony
$12.60
  Copal, Manilla lumps Item #2-Copalm
$9.45
Violin Varnish Gum Copal Congo Hard - Photo Copal, Congo hard Item #2-Copalc
$24.00
  Dammar Gum, brown Item #2-DammarB
$10.50
  Dammar Gum, A - white, big lumps Item #2-DammarW
$8.40
Elemi, Gum, (softener for spirit varnish) Item #2-Elemi
$12.60
Frankincense Item #2-Frank
$10.50
Violin Varnish Gum Mastic Tears - Photo Mastic, Gum, in tears, pure Item #2-Mastic
$68.25
Violin Varnish Myrrh Gum - Photo Myrrh Gum Item #2-Myrrh
$10.50
Propolis, raw Item #2-Propolis
$50.40
Violin Varnish Sandarac Gum - Photo Sandarac, Gum, genuine in tears Item #2-Sandarac
$52.50
Violin Varnish Buttonlac Gum - Photo Buttonlac, pure Item #2-Buttonlac
$20.50
Violin Varnish Seedlac Resin - Photo Seedlac, Kusmi, natural Item #2-Seedlac
$14.70
Violin Varnish Shellac Bleached Dewaxed - Photo Shellac, sun-bleached, dewaxed Item #2-Shellbl
$22.05
Violin Varnish Shellac Lemon - Photo Shellac, lemon, highest quality Item #2-Shellem
$11.55
Violin Varnish Shellac Orange - Photo Shellac, orange Item #2-Shellor
$15.75
Violin Varnish Shellac Red (Rubin) - Photo Shellac, red (garnet) Item #2-Shellru
$24.15
Violin Varnish Shellac White Powder - Photo Shellac, white, powder, dissolves clear Item #2-Shellwh
$19.95
Sticklac, Siamese, large pieces Item #2-Sticklac
$27.30

 

Natural Dyes per 100g - Glossary of Varnish Ingredients
Most of these are supplied in their natural form (raw, dry), and must be prepared

Model/Price
  Violin Varnish Accroid Red Dye - Photo Accroid, red Item #2-Accroid
$17.85
  Alkanet, red Item #2-Alkanet
$12.60
  Violin Varnish Aloe Yellow to Yellow Brown Dye - Photo Aloe, yellow to yellow-brown Item #2-Aloe
$23.10
  Ashphalt, Syrian, brown Item #2-Ashphalt
$12.60
  Campechy wood, dark red, yellow Item #2-Campech
$15.75
  Violin Varnish Catechu Brown Dye - Photo Catechu, brown Item #2-Catechu
$18.90
  Violin Varnish Dragon's Blood Red Dye - Photo Dragon's blood, red Item #2-Dragon
$94.50
  Violin Varnish Quaiac Resin Brown Dye - Photo Guaiac resin, brown Item #2-Guaiac
$71.40
  Violin Varnish Kamala Yellow to Orange Dye - Photo Kamala, yellow to orange Item #2-Kamala
$18.90
  Violin Varnish Madder Root Powder Dye - Photo Madder root, powder, red Item #2-Madder
$18.90
  Violin Varnish Orlean Yellow to Orange Red Dye - Photo Orlean, yellow to orange red Item #2-Orlean
$18.90
  Violin Varnish Pernambucco Yellowish Red to Dark Red Dye - Photo Pernambuco, yellowish red to dark red, ground or in chips Item #2-Pernam
$12.60
  Violin Varnish Rhattany Root Red Dye - Photo Rhattany root, red Item #2-Rattan
$18.90
  Saffron, American, yellow, please inquire about availability Item #2-Saffam
$8.40
  Violin Varnish Saffron Genuine Spanish Dye - Photo Saffron, Genuine Spanish in strands (1 gram) Item #2-Saffspa
$6.30
    Sandalwood chips, orange-red colour Item #2-Sandalwood
$21.00
  Violin Varnish Sandalwood Powder Orange-Red Dye - Photo Sandalwood, fine ground, orange-red, dissolves easier than chips Item #2-Sandalwd
$16.80
  Violin Varnish Yellow Wood Crushed Yellow Dye - Photo Yellow wood, crushed, yellow Item #2-Yellow
$18.90
  Logwood extract, for staining black Item #2-Logw
$25.20

  Dye Extracts - Glossary of Varnish Ingredients
These liquid based dye extracts were prepared for mixing with existing clear varnish solutions. They are soluble in both spirit and oil.
30ml size 100ml size
Amber liquid color extract - Photo Color Extract, Amber Item #2-13A.30
$16.80
Item #2-13A.100
$47.25
Brown liquid color extract - Photo Color Extract, Brown Item #2-13B.30
$16.80
Item #2-13B.100
$47.25
Black liquid color extract - Photo Color Extract, Black Item #2-13BK.30
$16.80
Item #2-13BK.100
$47.25
Blue liquid color extract - Photo Color Extract, Blue Item #2-13BL.30
$16.80
Item #2-13BL.100
$47.25
Green liquid color extract - Photo Color Extract, Green Item #2-13G.30
$16.80
Item #2-13G.100
$47.25
Golden-Brown liquid color extract - Photo Color Extract, Golden Brown Item #2-13GB.30
$16.80
Item #2-13GB.100
$47.25
Golden-Yellow liquid color extract - Photo Color Extract, Golden Yellow Item #2-13GY.30
$16.80
Item #2-13GY.100
$47.25
Red liquid color extract - Photo Color Extract, Red Item #2-13R.30
$16.80
Item #2-13R.100
$47.25
Red-Brown liquid color extract - Photo Color Extract, Red Brown Item #2-13RB.30
$16.80
Item #2-13RB.100
$47.25
Yellow liquid color extract - Photo Color Extract, Yellow Item #2-13Y.30
$16.80
Item #2-13Y.100
$47.25

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