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Hex triplet #0014A8
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HSV (h, s, v) (233°, 100%, 66%)
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Zaffre, a pre-scientific substance (see List of alchemical substances), is a deep blue pigment obtained by roasting cobalt ore, and is made of either an impure form cobalt oxide[1] or impure cobalt arseniate. During the Victorian Era, zaffre was used to prepare smalt and stain glass blue.

The first recorded use of zaffre as a color name in English was sometime in the 1550s (exact year uncertain). [2]

See also[]

  • List of colors


  1. ClayArt
  2. Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 207; Color Sample of Zaffre: Page 109 Plate 43 Color Sample D11

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