This graphic designer pencil set is made by Cumberland Pencil Company, a quality manufacturer of Derwent brand pencils. The set contains 12 pencils that cover the softer spectrum range. There are nine pencils of varying degrees of blackness from 9B to B plus HB, F and H. Cumberland has been making pencils since 1832 and their experience and quality are evident in this set. You can achieve a huge range of different shading effects or techniques with this compact set. They blend nicely and draw on paper with a butteryb effect. The pencils are nestled in a sturdy metal tin with snap lid and illustrations on the back showing the intensity effects of the various leads. They make a great set for personal use or as a gift for someone special. For hundreds more craft, art and hobby products be sure to visit our Amazon Storefront. We have the creative component you need.