Blackwing Palomino

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Palomino Blackwing Pencils

Materials

  • Genuine Incense-cedar
  • Japanese graphite
  • Aluminum ferrule

Features

  • Iconic ferrule design
  • Thick, gunmetal/pearl white finish and crisp, gold imprint
  • Cedar casing that sharpens evenly and easily
  • Specially formulated graphite that writes smoothly

Praised in the New YorkerThe Boston Globe, and Boing Boing among others, the Palomino Blackwing 602 features a firm and smooth graphite core that helps it deliver on its promise of “Half the Pressure, Twice the Speed.” Blackwing 602 pencils feature a gunmetal grey finish and iconic square Blackwing ferrule with a pink eraser.

The Blackwing Pearl features a pearl white finish, gold imprint, white eraser, and a balanced and smooth graphite core that is softer than the graphite found in the Blackwing 602. Every Blackwing Pearl pencil features the iconic square Blackwing ferrule.

You can purchase replacement eraser tops here

Created by Palomino

Blackwing pencils were originally introduced by the Eberhard Faber Pencil Company in the 1930s. Their cult following included John Steinbeck and Chuck Jones, who proudly used Blackwings to create Bugs Bunny and many other Looney Tunes characters.

Despite this following, they fell victim to cost cutting measures in the 1990s and were discontinued. But, that didn’t stop devotees from paying as much as $40 per pencil to seize unused stock. In 2010, our company drew from nearly a century of experience in the pencil business to access the best materials in the world and bring Blackwing back for a new generation of writers, musicians, and others seeking a more natural existence.

Today, a portion of every Blackwing sale benefits music and arts education at the K-12 level.

Visit our London showroom

 

You will always find a broad selection of our furniture designs on display alongside our popular tabletop and desktop accessories as well alongside our beautifully curated selection of ‘Evergreen’ and seasonal products.

Find your nearest store

 

You will find a map of our global stockists to help you find the nearest store to see and touch our products. Not all of our products are on display at every stockist. Please speak to us or to your nearest store to check before you visit.

Free delivery over £1500

Eligible for return within 14 days

Our products are made to order in our workshops in the UK and Portugal. Furniture items can take between 7-8 weeks to arrive with you (possibly longer before and after the summer holiday closure and Christmas), although some items are in stock and can arrive faster. This is indicated against each product as you select your option (this is also where we update the lead time). If you have specific requirements for delivery and would like to know if your order can be delivered sooner, please do contact us.

Our Mission

Our mission is to be a responsible, purposeful and useful company that is fit for the 21st century, and our ambition is to sell our sustainably made furniture to as many people as possible.

To do this, we strive to strike the right balance between craft and industry.

We design furniture of enduring quality.
We design with the entire life cycle of our furniture in mind.
We buy from sustainably managed forests.
We use natural fibres and fillings for upholstery.
We make to order to minimise waste.
We aim to manufacture close to our customers.
We plant more trees than we use.
We plant even MORE trees to offset our carbon footprint.
We aim to use 100% recyclable or compostable packaging.
We provide a ‘repair and restore’ service for our furniture.
Weight 0.3 kg
Style

602 Firm Pencils (Box of 12), Pearl Balanced Pencils (Box of 12), 602 Firm Pencil x 1, Pearl Balanced Pencil x 1