I came across this Tragacanth Gum recipe in an old notebook. I can’t
remember which enameling book I found it in, but hopefully it will
In a 1 qt. jar add 1 ts. tragacanth. Add enough pure wood alcohol to
form a paste (not isopropyl or denatured). To this paste, add 1 qt.
water. Cover and shake vigorously. Allow to stand overnight.
The thin solution that rises to the top is used as a spray in an
atomizer. The thicker solution at the bottom is kept for more
best of luck,
Pam in cool and sunny Newburyport, MA