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Colorful Fridays–Wallet Friendly, Fire Engine Red.

  The very-expensive, highly-toxic Vermilion red was replaced by the lesser expensive and less toxic Cadmium reds in artist’s palettes in the nineteenth century.   Less toxic and less expensive was less than perfect so the search for the perfect red continued.   Eventually, chemists came… Continue Reading “Colorful Fridays–Wallet Friendly, Fire Engine Red.”

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