About Paverpol in a nutshell

Initially, Paverpol was developed by a group of artists who used it to make large objects. Paverpol’s many applications have encouraged many individuals to express themselves in a creative way.

Paverpol is a water based decoration– and textile hardener. A first class product, which has acquired a prominent place among artists and hobbyists for more than a decade.

Paverpol is non-toxic and water based, therefore it is not necessary to wear gloves. Simply rinse off hands and tools with warm water.

ENDLESS POSSIBILITIES …Paverpol makes rock-hard materials of: – textile, fabrics, paper, leather, moss, tree branches.
Use it on ( baby) clothes, dry- and silk flowers, clay, Styrofoam, paper Mache, bark fibers, decorations and much more and it is sealed forever. Create stone-look figures using Paverpol and Art Stone.

Materials that are hardened or sealed with Paverpol can be placed in the garden or patio throughout the year no matter how cold or wet it is outside!

Paverpol Products


Q?Varnish. Do I have to varnish objects made with Paverpol?

If you want to place the object indoors. No, you don’t have to varnish it.
Outdoor object: When you have used Paverpol transparent, yes you have to varnish it with a good outdoor varnish. When you have used Paverpol Black, Grey or Bronze, we advise to varnish it to keep the colours from possible fading. But it isn’t necessary.
Josefine’s Varnish is available in our productline and is a very good outdoor varnish. Apply two coats.

Q?Safe. Is Paverpol safe to use?

Paverpol has been granted the right to bear the ACMI certification seal.
The Art & Creative Materials Institute, Inc. (ACMI) is an international association is recognized as the leading authority on art and creative materials.
All products in the program undergo extensive toxicological evaluation and testing before they are granted the right to bear the ACMI certification seals. www.acminet.org
Paverpol is a water based, non-toxic product.


Prevent Paverpol (in its liquid form) from freezing. Once frozen it cannot no longer be used.
However, objects made with Paverpol that have cured for two weeks CAN be placed outside, even in our cold, freezing Canadian winters.

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Paverpol -clear and premixed black, gray and bronze

Pavercolour - powder dye to mix with Paverpol into you favorite colour.

Pavercotton - most often used to create hair.

Stockinette - a stretchy open weave net.

​Paverplast - used to create a completely watertight layer on plaster, styrofoam, paper-mache etc.

Wrappers - stretchable thin pieces of cloth.

Relief Decoration - highly decorative sheets of wood grain.

Art Stone - For creating a stone look.

Josefine Varnish - To protect garden sculpture that has not been made watertight and can be used to create patina.