LYRA artist supplies are superior products for serious artists, young and old. LYRA Color-Giants Unlacquered Pencils are large diameter colored pencils which last 3 times longer than regular colored pencils. Their large hexagon shape contains highly pigmented 6.25 millimeter colored cores. The lacquered finish corresponds with these Metallic colored cores. These extra large break-resistant cores are perfect for smaller hands and for shading large areas, last 3-4 times longer than standard size pencils, require less frequent sharpening, and are AP certified non-toxic. Draw, sketch design and empower your creativity with artist products from LYRA.