Natura HB pencil
For the naturalist: a supreme, unfinished (or naked as we like to call it) Caran d'Ache pencil. This pencil's core is remarkably non-smudgy but also a little bit darker than your average HB. It's an understated version of a well-made, everyday pencil. Made in switzerland with a grade #2/HB, it runs a bit soft. Has a normal diameter for standard sketching and writing pencils within a hexagonal barrel. Comes pre-sharpened for immediate use.
Measures 7" long
Swiss made from 1915 to the present day. Caran d’Ache was founded when Geneva had no other pencil maker. The city was filled with watchmakers and jewelers and that atmosphere of detail and innovation affected this company. They designed the first mechanical pencil, invented the first watercolor pencil and their line of pencils, luminance 6901, won a certificate for the highest lightfastness. In all their products there’s care for the environment in the way in which they source materials, the quality of craftsmanship, and the safety and experience of the people whose hands will eventually hold these tools.