Caran d'Ache Luminance Colored Pencils provide a smooth and permanent lead for artists and creative professionals. Each shade is UV resistant and made from finely ground, pure pigment for strong maximum coverage and blending.
Pencils are cased in environmentally friendly California cedar.
Set of 20 - This colored pencil set includes one each of Anthraquinoid Pink, Black, Burnt Sienna, Dark Sap Green, Golden Bismuth Yellow, Grass Green, Lemon Yellow, Light Cobalt Blue, Manganese Violet, Orange, Permanent Red, Perylene Brown, Phthalo Blue, Prussian Blue, Raw Umber, Sanguine, Slate Gray, Spring Green, White and Yellow Ochre.
Set of 40 - This colored pencil set includes one each of Anthraquinoid Pink, Black, Brown Ochre, Brown Violet, Burnt Ochre, Burnt Ochre 10%, Burnt Sienna, Burnt Sienna 10%, Cassel Earth, Cornelian, Dark Sap Green, French Gray, Golden Bismuth Yellow, Genuine Cobalt Blue, Grass Green, Green Ochre, Lemon Yellow, Light Cobalt Blue, Malachite Green, Manganese Violet, Moss Green, Naples Ochre, Olive Yellow, Orange, Payne's Gray, Permanent Red, Perylene Brown, Phthalo Blue, Prussian Blue, Purplish Red, Raw Umber, Sanguine, Scarlet, Silver Gray, Slate Gray, Spring Green, Turquoise Blue, Violet, White and Yellow Ochre.
Set of 76 with 2 Full Blenders - This colored pencil set includes one each of Anthraquinoid Pink, Apricot, Beryl Green, Bismuth Yellow, Black, Brown Ochre, Brown Ochre 10%, Brown Ochre 50%, Buff Blue, Primrose, Prussian Blue, Purplish Red, Raw Sienna, Raw Umber, Raw Umber 10%, Raw Umber 50%, Sanguine, Scarlet, Sepia, Sepia 10%, Sepia 50%, Silver Gray, Slate Gray, Spring Green, Steel Gray, Turquoise Blue, Ultramarine Pink, Ultramarine Violet, Violet, Violet Brown, Violet Gray, White and Yellow Ochre.
Located in Geneva since its inception in 1915, the Maison is committed to creating and developing writing and drawing instruments combining the finest materials with the most advanced, innovative skills – including some that are extremely rare, such as the exceptional art of authentic Chinese lacquer done by hand in the ancestral manner.
Caran d’Ache is the pen name by which Russian-born French illustrator, Emmanuel Poiré, achieved worldwide renown in the 19th century. The choice turned out to be a salient one, since “karandash” is the Russian term for “pencil” and in turn comes from the Turkish root “kara tash” which refers to black stone – the origins of graphite.
This natural material found in the mountains of Switzerland gave rise to the first Swiss pencil factory set up in Geneva in 1915. Nine years later, in the hands of its founder, the visionary Arnold Schweitzer, it took the name of the famous illustrator became known as Caran d’Ache.