Premium sable blended with a quality gold taklon fiber is the perfect combination for an outstanding all-purpose affordable brush line. The blend of hair offers the resilience and snap which makes this series ultra responsive and provides excellent shape retention. This natural hair/synthetic mix is designed to give a high color carrying capacity with a free flow of color. Short handles are great for watercolor, gouache and craft use. Gold plated brass ferrules. Brushes are guaranteed for the life of the brush against defects in materials or manufacturing.