These quality brushes are impeccably crafted using Teijin fiber hair considered one of the best in the world. This fiber closely parallels red sable in feel and look. It is the perfect answer for artists at all skill levels. For the professional traveling, they take lots of abuse and if lost are easily replaced at a modest cost. For students and serious amateurs on a budget, these brushes provide a luxury feel comparable to the finest brushes in the world at a low price point. The hair is fine yet firm, providing true strokes and perfect shape. Hair is hand cupped into anodized, plated, black seamless ferrules and attached to transparent red wood handles with super strong Dura-Last® lacquered finish and distinctive black dipped end.