Category: Violet colors

manganviolett 2

Manganese violet

The pigment was invented in Germany in 1868. The color is toxic, despite this it is used in cosmetics. The color is usually bluish violet, but there are also more reddish colors. It has...

carbazole violet 1

Carbazole violet (Dioxazine violet)

It was created in the early 1950s but did not come as a watercolor until much later. The full name of the pigment is carbazole dioxazine Violet. It’s too long for a watercolor paint,...