Pure black pastels for a smooth velvet effect similar to natural charcoal. The very fine consistency allows for ease of blending free of grit and hard spots. Each stick has its place in a holding tray to prevent erosion of the delicate material. Lift-lid box with 12 sticks; each 6.25 cm x 0.93 cm (2 1/2” x 3/8”). Package of 12.