The chunky, almost cigar shaped e-motion propelling pencil sits comfortably in the hand. The barrel is made of pear wood, stained brown. The end cap and tip are highly polished chrome plated metal and the metal clip is spring-loaded. The break-resistant 1.4 mm lead is degree B = 2 and is smooth for writing and sketching. It does not require sharpening. Large replaceable eraser under the twist cap. Packaged in attractive white linen gift box.