All the traditional qualities of charcoal combined with high resistance to splintering. Available in H, HB, B, 2B.
No black fingers when working with these pencils, which is good if you're the finnicky sort.
I get 'em because you can put a point on the working bit a lot easier. Peter Smith (Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom) on 25 Sep 2012
Superior compressed charcoal - ideal for finished work. Not, though as good as Nitram charcoal Raffaello (Kidderminster, United Kingdom) on 25 Nov 2015
Much less messy to handle than willow charcoal sticks and I find them easier to handle where an element of detail is required. Peter Flecchia (WAREHAM, United Kingdom) on 28 Mar 2018