Our most versatile product yet, Pearl Ex Powdered Pigments may be used any time a metallic or pearlescent effect is desired: mix them into Piñata Alcohol Inks, acrylics, oils, printing inks, epoxy, glues, casting resins, clay, varnishes...the list goes on! 12 Colors of Richly Pigmented Powders. Try it mixed with Gum Arabic for a DIY metallic calligraphy ink or watercolor, in the Pearl Ex Powdered Pigments Varnish for working on non-porous surfaces, or mixed into one of Jacquards colorless extenders for use on fabric. Pearl Ex Powdered Pigments is a safe, inert pigment that exhibits extreme colorfastness and stability. The different particle sizes produce different effects, from a smooth pearly luster, to a highly metallic sheen. Pearl Ex Powdered Pigments creates a metallic effect without being a real metal. It will never tarnish or fade!