Shikkui Surface Coatings  


SHIKKUI Surface Coatings are a natural lime plaster system developed and manufactured in Japan for walls and ceilings that achieve a stunning range of traditional and modern finishes, including a full range of Venetian Stucco and stone effects. Customize color and texture for unlimited creative freedom. Shikkui coatings are zero-VOC, non-toxic, and made with up to 50% reprocessed eggshells - a rapidly-renewable, pre-consumer source of high-grade calcium carbonate - an ideal example of upcycling.

The coatings are highly porous and naturally antiseptic, so indoor air quality is actively improved for healthier spaces.

All Shikkui products by Tagawa Sangyo are manufactured in Japan under strict requirements to product quality and human health.


  • Natural mineral materials
  • Sprayed, rolled or troweled application
  • Interior and exterior applications
  • Residential and commercial projects
  • Excellent workability
  • Odor free, zero-VOC, and non-toxic
  • Humidity-regulating
  • Antistatic and hypoallergenic
  • Naturally antibacterial, antiviral, and antifungal
  • Up to 50% UPCYCLED rapidly-renewable content - eggshells
  • Optimized 2-coat system reduces both material and application costs
  • Can contribute toward up to 11 LEED credits
  • Cradle to Cradle certified (Silver)

  • ASTM Test Data

    The Shikkui Surface Coatings have been tested in accordance with the ASTM standards by accredited testing laboratories in the United States.

    Fire Resistance (ASTM E84)
    Class A (Type I in other codes)

    VOC Content (ASTM D3960)
    Zero-VOC material

    Shore D Hardness (ASTM D2240)
    61-85 (depending on product)

    Mold/Fungal Resistance (ASTM D3273/D3274)
    Rating 10 (no fungal growth)

    LEED Credits

    Shikkui finishes can contribute toward up to 11 LEED credits in the following categories: Material & Resources, Indoor Environmental Quality, and Innovation in Design. Please refer to LEED statement for details.

    Cradle to Cradle


    All Shikkui products are Cradle to Cradle certified (Silver) for a higher standard of healthy and environmentally-responsible design. This certification is awarded only to products designed with the health of people and the planet in mind.

    Cradle to Cradle is a registered trade mark of MBDC. For more details visit

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