An ultra-fine abrasive powder, that can be mixed with an oil (like linseed oil) to form a very fine abrasive paste. This is used for the final polishing of french polish finishes and gives it the distinctive high-gloss look.

Rottenstone is also sometimes also dusted over a new finish to give it the appearence of being old and dusty.

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