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Tousabella

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on: June 08, 2014, 01:33:17 PM
Hi;
If any of you get the chance to buy Ferrario extrafini per artisti pastels, by all means grab them!! They are buttery soft, exquisite colors, and awesome to work with.  They are a great pastel to add to your collection. I use them when I need white, or a soft rendering of a color. They are great!  Just thought I'd share. It's been an expensive journey with yucky pastels to finally find a wonderful set.
I have Mungyo 64, (a 'good' set), Rembrandt, really nice..a little on the firm side, and these Ferrario, so when using all three, I kinda save these for 'special' as they get small in a hurry!!  LOL
Retta

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ncwren

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Reply #1 on: June 08, 2014, 02:18:29 PM
Where do you buy them Rhetta?  I just did a quick google search and don't see any place that carries them.
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Tousabella

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Reply #2 on: June 08, 2014, 07:17:18 PM
Natalie....I found them on Ebay, but apparently are made in Italy. They are wonderful.
I googled them....and found that they hardly have any binder in the making of them.
Their address:   Ferrario Color s.r.;.  Via Marzocchi, 29   Calderara di Reno (BO)  Italy
They are so soft and wonderful. This one, Pastelli assortiti extrafini per artisti, has 20 colors in it.
I'll see if I can find out who else carries them.
Retta

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Reply #3 on: June 09, 2014, 06:22:55 AM
I only see a Canadian seller-by the time shipping is added in they are more expensive than Unison.  :o

I'm happy you found one you love!  O0
~Natalie

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