The pencil is designed for children and provides the perfect three finger grip. Made of maple wood, finished in clear lacquer or black-based lacquer. The pen has been rewarded EXCELLENT SWEDISH DESIGN and is represented in the Swedish National Museum design collections. PS Pencil is 5 mm thick graphite / graphite lead to sharpen in a regular or stationary pencil sharpener. Our pen is popular among teachers and educators when children should learn to write and draw and hold the pen.