Shines are one of the largest importer of the finest quality of Indian Shellac in Australia since 1909. We stock almost all types of superior grade waxed and de waxed Shellac flakes and powder at our warehouse. The shellac is imported in refrigerated containers and stored in our temperature controlled and dust free cool-rooms to maintain freshness, quality and shelf life. We currently stock the following varieties of shellac which are sold in 25kg wholesale bulk bags. We offer retail quantities via the Online Shop.
Dewaxed White Shellac Powder
Natural shellac is bleached and the wax completely removed. Dewaxed white shellac is in powder form and can be used as a sanding sealer, wood grain filler, near clear french polish and food coating applications
Waxy White Shellac Powder
Natural shellac is bleached without removing the wax. Waxy white shellac is in powder form and can be used as a final finish of french polishing.
Super Blonde & Platina Shellac Flakes
Platina Shellac is a nearly colourless de-waxed shellac used to replicate classical polishing formulations for antique furniture and musical instruments like guitar and pianos. Also known as Super Blonde Shellac, De-waxed Platina Shellac is also used to enhance faded wood, finish curly, quilted and figured woods.
Blonde Shellac Flakes
Blonde Shellac is slightly darker de-waxed shellac than the Super Blonde Shellac with the same applications as the Super Blonde Shellac.
Lemon Shellac Flakes
Lemon Shellac is de-waxed shellac used for furniture restoration and bespoke furniture production. As the name, it gives a golden brown french polish.
Orange Shellac Flakes
Orange Shellac is waxy shellac which has a darker colour and can be used to stain to get the optimum warm red and darker stains in french polishing. Is can also be used a as an effective sealer.
Button shellac is a waxy shellac which is tough and has more abrasion resistance making it a perfect choice for finishing floors, woodwork and musical instruments.The manufacturing process of button shellac involves heating to high temperature which polymerizes the resin making it a tough, abrasion & moisture resistant finishing material.
Ruby Shellac Flakes
Ruby Shellac is used on wood with warmer and deeper tones like mahogany, rosewood or mixed with other varnish to provide an optimum colour.
Garnet Shellac Flakes
Garnet Shellac is used on wood with warmer and deeper tones like mahogany, rosewood, to enhance light coloured wood or mixed with other varnish to provide an optimum preferred stain.
Bysaki Seedlac is granular and is the most natural form of shellac which is the base material for the manufacture of all the above shellac. This is not heat treated and is in its basic form with up-to 5% of insoluble matter.