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Paverpol - Textile Hardener

Paverpol is an environment friendly fluid used to make fabric rock hard. It’s original color is white, but it will dry as transparent in a few hours. The final hardening process takes in between 1 and 2 weeks, depending on the temperature. Paverpol artwork is weather resistant after hardening completely. It will withstand rain, wind, sun, snow and frost.
Tools and hands can simply be washed in warm water. There is no need to wear gloves. The textiles and decoration hardener par excellence! Dip natural materials, such as textiles, in Paverpol. Drape or wrap the material around a wire figure or other armature and leave it to dry. Paverpol dries fast, but slowly enough to allow plenty of working time. After it has hardened, you have created a beautiful decoration or sculpture, which can be used indoors as well as outdoors. It is also possible to combine Paverpol with paper, silk, chamois leather, self-hardening clay, polystyrene foam, dried flowers, wood, plaster, pottery, etc.
Half liter generally enough product for up to two 8” figurines, bronzing baby shoes, or a 14” figurine.

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250 ml
1/2 Liter
1 Liter
6 Liter
20 Liter


IMPORTANT: DO NOT pour Paverpol down your drain – keep a bucket of water at your workstation and rinse hands and brushes frequently. While Paverpol is water-based and non-toxic, it is made to cure rock-hard, and you don’t want it stuck in your plumbing. Periodically clean the bucket; let the material in the water settled, pour off the water into flower garden, etc. The solids that have collected at the bottom of the bucket can be disposed of in any trash receptacle.

Yes! Paverpol got the highest American Safety label!

Paverpol, an environmental friendly product! Though we already knew that Paverpol is an environmental friendly product ourselves, this confirmation is the crown on our work. Europe doesn't really know a specific type of safety label but Paverpol is also approved in Scandinavian countries, who are carrying high standards regarding safety policies.

The USA is very strict regarding the import of foreign products. Especially when the product is suitable for use in the educational sector. Two North American laboratories have been working for almost a year doing tests and research on Paverpol. They asked a lot of questions! But Paverpol successfully passed all the tests! It's the only textile hardener which is allowed to be used by adults and children in the USA. And they're proud of it!

Paverpol ArtStone

A fun product! Art Stone can be used in two different ways. You can use it to make self-hardening clay, or you can use the powder to created a stone-look finish to your sculptures. To make a stone finish, use Paverpol lead color or Paverpol transparent mixed with Pavercolor Siena as a basis. (Of course, you can also mix with other Pavercolors if desired. You can use a preformed figure of styrofoam, plaster, paper mache, or kitchen foil covered with masking or floral tape). Mix the colored Paverpol with the same amount of Art Stone Decoration Powder until the clay is one lump that no longer sticks to your hands. Cover your form completely with the colored Paverpol. Put the clay fully or partially onto the layer that is still wet—layer thick or thin, coarse or fine, whatever you like.

Make sure that the bottom layer is wet. (If needed, apply a new layer of Paverpol using the brush.) When your work is fully or partially decorated with the clay, scatter some powder over it and rub it in well. Apply some Paverpol with a brush if the base has become too dry. You can also scatter a little Paverpol on the wet layer and rub it afterwards. This stone effect is not suitable for outdoor objects. If you want to leave the piece of work outside, you can use pastina instead of powder, which can be made by mixing white Pavercolor with Josefine gloss varnish. Apply with a brush. Remove the surplus patina with a tissue. Let the work dry and make it glossy with a lint-free cloth. To make jewelery: Create stones of clay, use a skewer to make holes in them, and get a leather lace to thread the beads.

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200 grams
1 kg

Josefine Varnish

These high-quality outdoor varnishes from Holland are extremely user-friendly. Brushes can easily be cleaned with water and soap. Available in very matte finish. These can be used to protect garden objects that have not been made watertight or resistant to the elements.

The varnishes can also be used in combination with Pavercolor in order to create a watertight paint. This technique is used to decorate objects by applying color emphasis, dry-brushing or adding patina effects. Do not use matte varnish on dark colors.

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Very Matte


Examples of Sculpture that use Paverpol

Chinese Windchimes, Jossy de Roode Paverpol NL

Mother, A creation from Doll Artist Zoya from Chicago, USA

Girl, A creation from Claire-Ellen, WA
Sea Goddess, A creation from Jossy de Roode from Burgh Haamstede.
Clown, A creation from Doll Artist Zoya from Chicago, USA
Family, A creation from Ellie Deij and Dita Groenenboom. The Netherlands.

De Zuidhoek, A creation from Jossy de Roode from Burgh Haamstede.

Green Girl With Bells, Margaret Haven Ridgley, MD

Torso, Wil Keltjens (Master CPI) Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Lady Resting, Margaret Haven Ridgley, MD



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