Connoisseur Gold Taklon / Red Sable Blend Watercolor Brushes - Connoisseur Gold Taklon and Red Sable Mixed Hair Brush is premium sable blended with a quality gold taklon fiber and is the perfect combination for an outstanding all-purpose affordable brush line. The blend of hair offers the resilience and snap which makes this series ultra responsive and provides excellent shape retention. The Connoisseur Gold Taklon Red Sable Brush is a natural hair / synthetic mix that is designed to give a high color carrying capacity with a free flow of color. Long handles are great for oils, alkyds and acrylic use. Gold plated brass ferrules. Connoisseur fine artist brushes are hand crafted. Only the best natural hair or synthetic fibers are utilized in the manufacture of this premium line of brushes.