Cretacolor is a leading dry media manufacturer based in Austria where all its products have been manufactured. Cretacolor have crafted the finest art materials for centuries, and their pencils have been in the sketch boxes of artists the world over. Cretacolor’s Monolith Woodless Pencil is made with the purest graphite from Austria, formed into a 7 mm solid stick with a protective lacquer coating. Broad and fine strokes can easily be achieved with only one pencil. Ideal drawing tool made of solid graphite, but in a pencil shape. Each pencil features a coated outside barrel to keep hands clean. May be sharpened to the finest point or shaped flat or angled for shading and lettering. The pin is made of pure lead and is only wrapped in a thin layer of varnish. The Set Includes Monolith Woodless Graphite pencils in the following grades: HB 2B 4B 6B 8B 9B; 1 water soluble 4B graphite pencil; 1 pencil extender with marbled handle; 1 kneaded eraser; 1 all metal pencil sharpener,all in a hinged lid tin. This is a drawing set that should be present in every studio.