Primo® Euro Blend™ Charcoal Pencils are premium charcoal pencils. Created with a unique, creamy, rich formula, they can be used alone or in combination with other charcoal, pastel, or mixed media. Also can be used for quick layouts for oil painting. Handcrafted in the USA with the highest quality incense cedar wood to ensure smooth sharpening and performance. Primo is used for BOLD drawing - creating the darkest effects, marks - it is great for detail work such as eyes and hair.