Finest quality, graphite crayons are extremely versatile - use the sides for bold sketches and to shade large areas, or sharpen to a point for finer details. Glides over most drawing surfaces, and paper covering keeps hands clean in the process. Hexagonal shape means it won't roll off of your work surface. Pre-sharpened crayon measures approximately 4-1/4" long, 1/2" in diameter. 9B hardness. One graphite crayon per package.