Stockmar crayons are made of non-toxic and sweet smelling beeswax. Long lasting and brilliant in color, they are a favorite for parents, children and schools. This set of 16 stick crayons presents endless artistic possibilities. Stockmar wax crayons meet the highest artistic standards. Through the addition of pure beeswax as a binding agent, the light-resistant pigments display their purity and full brilliance. Because they are mixed with wax, the colors are able to be used in a wide range of interesting coloring techniques - more than any other coloring material. The natural transparency of the wax and the lack of additives result in a high degree of opacity like that of watercolors.Set comes in a collectible and reusable wooden box. Made in Germany.