Graf von Faber-Castell was established in 1761 in Nuerenberg and has been specialising in creating high quality pencils since the middle of the 19th century. Today it’s one of the most important players in crafting luxury high quality stationery with a remarkable writing comfort.
The craft of the "case-hardening". In the 19th century it was the sign of a high-quality gun.
Today this craft is immortalized in the Graf von Faber-Castell - "Pen of the Year 2010" - in Caucasian walnut.