While we can't say we discovered Lyra, we have searched far and wide in our travels to find the best in pencils worldwide. And this is one of our favorite finds from earlier in the year. The generous 3.8mm core lead makes these color pencils smooth to draw and sketch with.
Founded in 1806 by Johann Froescheis in Nuremburg, Lyra is one of the oldest pencil companies in the world. Ever since it produced its first pencils, Lyra has stuck to strict rules to ensure the utmost quality -- from the selection of raw materials right thru the manufacturing process.
- Set of 12 color pencils
- Each pencil measures 7" x .25"
- Hexagonal shape for easy grip
- PFEC certified cedar wood
- 3.8mm diameter core lead