Princeton Series 4050 Brushes are ideal for both amateurs and professionals working with watercolor applications. They combine sable-like features and performance with the long-lasting durability of synthetics. The special blend of synthetic sable hair offers excellent color holding capacity as well as terrific spring, point, and snap. Each brush comes equipped with a short, hardwood handle and a distinctive gold ferrule. Experience Princeton quality and value and see for yourself why so many artists choose Princeton as their source for brushes.