These watercolor brushes are handmade with high-quality Kolinsky sable hair, Birchwood handles, and seamless nickel ferrules. Uniquely sculpted handles are comfortable in your hand and have a matte finish that exudes elegance. These brushes feature a traditional round shape that’s perfect for fine details, lines, and glazes. Use Winsor & Newton Watercolor Sable brushes for brush lettering, gilding and illumination, botanical illustration, and anything else where precision is required. Compatible with watercolor and gouache.