This putty has been released as a pure high-calcium lime putty to be used in conjunction with a line of award-winning earth plasters – Loma, Porcelina, Marittimo and Enjarre. Clay plasters are a natural alternative to many wall-coverings available on the market. Benefits include breathability, mold & mildew resistance, and humidity-buffering qualities.
Why use lime putty with American Clay?
The addition of lime either by: 1.mixing it in with the clay plaster–lime gauging 2.diluting it with water and brushing it across the clay’s surface–lime washing
... ofers a variety of new features desired by many of our artisans.A clay surface treated with lime will be brighter in color, harder than without the addition of lime, and more resistant to water.It becomes readily acceptable as use as a backsplash material in kitchen and bathroom projects. American Clay’s ease of use offers artisans a wide range of beautiful effects, and we are happy to introduce these new, professional-level options to expand its possibilities. Additionally, this domestically-produced putty is one of relatively few on the market that is eligible for LEED points in the green building process. Artisans with this option are able to maintain a competitive edge in today’s market.