Polychromos colored pencils are part of a unique color-matching system that defines Faber-Castell Art & Graphic Products. Barrels are premium California cedar wood with SV (secure-all) bonding to strengthen the lead and help prevent breakage. 3.8mm leads are break-resistant, water-resistant, smudgeproof and provide permanent rich color.Each pencil features the highest quality pigments for unsurpassed resistance to fading. Color lays down smooth and is easily blended for layered effects, highlights and transitions. All sets are housed in sturdy metal tins. Pencils are pre-sharpened.36 Polychromos Pencils in a metal tin.Colors included: White, Cream, Light yellow glaze, Cadmium yellow, Dark chrome yellow, Cadmium orange, Dark cadmium orange, Pale geranium lake, Deep scarlet red, Middle cadmium red, Dark red, Magenta, Rose carmine, Middle purple pink, Mauve, Dark indigo, Helioblue-reddish, Ultramarine, Light ultramarine, Phthalo blue, Cobalt turqoise, Cobalt green, Dark phthalo green, Emerald green, Light green, Leaf green, Earth green yellowish, Pompeian red, Venetian red, Burnt ochre, Dark Naples ochre, Raw umber, Walnut brown, Warm grey V, Warm grey II, Black.