Badger natural fibres offer the resistance and strength of an extra fine bristle combined with the precision and elasticity of soft hair towards the tip. This is a fine, oily hair that is as responsive and soft as sable, but with enhanced durability and a more affordable price. Badger brushes are excellent for detailed brush work and soft glazing in oil or acrylics. They are extremely versatile and are well suited to many techniques and media. Many professional watercolorists have adopted them as a substitute for sable. The hairs resist staining, making them easy to clean and maintain. Long handle.