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Kolinsky Brushes

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Kolinsky brushes are second to none art brushes
for watercolour and for painting fine details and lines with thinly diluted oils and acrylics. Because of their unique characteristics the Siberian Kolinsky brushes are especially sought after by artists.  The brushes keep a superfine point when wet, have smooth handling and good memory  as they spring back to the original state. The tips are very fine and the resilience is better than of softer squirrel hair. 

Kolinsky  is a market name of a hair used for brush making.  The hair comes from an animal whose scientific name is Mustela sibirica. It's also called a Siberian weasel or Siberian Kolinsky or Kolonok (the animal's name in Russia). Mustelidae or Mustelids (from Latin mustela, weasel), commonly referred to as the weasel family.  Genetically, a Mustela sibirica (Genus Mustela (Weasels, Ferrets, European Mink and Stoats)) is more close to a European mink than to a sable (Genus Martes (Sable, Fishers and Martens)). This means, that the so-called 'Kolinsky Sable' are made from weasel hair, not sable hair! ' Pure Red Sable' or 'Red Sable' brushes can be made of...   More...

You have an opportunity to buy our brushes made of the real Siberian Kolinsky.


ROUND

Nevskaya Palitra

Kolinsky, round, nickel ferrule, short white handle
Code: 1113xxx    
Size: 00, 0, 1, 2, 3

 

Kolinsky, round, nickel ferrule, short black handle
Code: 1115xxx 
Size:  Only #5 in stock
                                                                   
111300  # 00  $6.00
OUT OF STOCK!

111130  # 0
 $6.00
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 1113001  #1
1 mm diam
 $7.00
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 1113002  #2
2 mm diam
 $9.00
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 1113003  #3
3 mm diam
 $13.00
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 1115004 #4
4 mm diam
 $17.00
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 1115005  #5
5 mm diam
 $27.00



Kolinsky, round, nickel ferrule, long black handle
Code: 1117xxx
Size: Only #6 (D 6 mm) in stock
                                                                   
 1117006  #6
6 mm diam
 $34.50

 

RIGGER

Kolinsky, long round, nickel ferrule, short mahogany handle

DK43R00  # 00  NEW! 1 mm diam,  12 mm long
 $8.00
OUT OF STOCK
DK43A0  # 0
 NEW! 1.5 mm diam, 15 mm long
 $9.00
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ROUND




Kolinsky, round , nickel ferrule, short handle, matt varnish
Code: 1111xx
Size: 00, 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 (D 4 mm), 5, 6 (D 6 mm)
                                                                    
 111104  #4
4 mm diam
 $14.50
OUT OF STOCK
 111106  #6
6 mm diam
 $32.00
Hurry!One brush in stock!