These brushes are manufactured from blue squirrel hair which, while not possessing quite the same spring as Kazan (the best quality squirrel hair from Kazan Province, Russia), have the advantage of being longer in length. Seamless nickel ferrules. Black polished handle.
Measurements (approx.) for each brush size are as follows:
Small – 1.3cm width, 3.2cm length
Medium – 1.5cm width, 3.4cm length
Large – 1.8cm width, 3.8cm length
Extra Large – 2.5cm width, 4.1cm length.
These brushes have short handles.
An excellent brush at a reasonable price - holds plenty of water, retains its shape and is hard wearing - I always recommend it to my students. Sheena (Gloucestershire) on 22 Apr 2009
The best wash brushes ever, I have used them for years, and am now ordering them for my students Linda Travers Smith (Aylesbury, United Kingdom) on 14 Oct 2012
This Pro Arte series of brushes are the best watercolour wash and painting brushes ever. I have painted for over 40 years and have used them for 15 of them. I always recommend them to my students. Linda Travers Smith (Aylesbury, United Kingdom) on 28 Nov 2012