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Blackwing Volume 17 Pencils

Gardens have long been a place for meditative contemplation. They provide us with an escape from a world that constantly demands our attention. 

Gardening has been proven to uplift spirits and lower stress and anxiety. It provides us with an opportunity for new growth, a meaningful routine, and a template for nurturing other aspects of our lives. Just as there are 17 essential nutrients for healthy plant growth, there are many essential "nutrients" for a fulfilling life. Keeping a garden allows us to tend to ourselves with love, happiness, and purpose. 

Blackwing 17 examines the mindful practice of gardening. Each pencil features an earth-toned color palette: olive green finish, dark brown ferrule and imprint, and burgundy eraser. Each pencil also sports our balanced graphite and a 10cm ruler stamped into its barrel you can use to chart the growth of seedlings in your plant log. 

Made in: Japan

Materials: California cedar, graphite, metal ferrule, elastomer eraser

Specifications:8" long each; available in a box of 12

Further Reading: Every pencil is made of graphite and wood. Only Blackwing pencils combine the best graphite in the world, the best wood in the world, and generations of craftsmanship to create an exceptional pencil. When you’re looking for the perfect pencil to write a song, sketch a landscape, or brainstorm a business idea, look for Blackwing’s distinct rectangular eraser.

Blackwing's Volumes packs are released quarterly and feature limited edition pencils that celebrate the people, places and events that have defined our creative culture over time.

View our entire collection of Blackwing pencils and accessories here.

Read about the rebirth of the iconic Blackwing pencil in "Back in Blackwing", The New Yorker.



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