Vermilion Is So Called From The Italian Word Vermiglio (little Worm)

given to the kermes or "coccus ilicis," which was used as a scarlet dye

before the introduction of cochineal. It is a sulphuret of mercury,

which previous to levigation is called Cinnabar; and is found native in

quicksilver mines, as well as produced artificially. This is an ancient

Vermilion Extract Of Vermilion Orange Vermilion And Field's Very Slight Solubility In Water Would Be A Fatal Objection; And facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail