This pencil is made from the highest quality Californian Cedar wood and German leads. The range has the right pencils for every task. 6B to B are for artwork, the soft leads are perfect for sketching and shading. HB through 5H are specially made for writing, drafting and fine lines. Breakage is prevented by using a special SV. The varnish used is water based and environmentally friendly. They are easy to sharpen with any quality sharpener. Graphite sketch set with 6 pencils (2H, HB, B, 2B, 4B 6B) quality sharpener and a dust free eraser.