Lyra giant color pencils feature highly pigmented colors for bright, vivid intensity in all drawings or coloring. These pencils are hexagonal in shape with smooth, creamy 6.25mm lead. The lead is extra thick and very break resistant. Lead is encased in cedar wood. Pencils are great for all aspiring artists. Large hexagonal shape make them easy to hold. Each box includes 6 assorted metallic colors. AP certified, non-toxic.