Go full circle with these intensely rich, fully pigmented truly vibrant pastel sticks. Primary, Secondary and several of the more popular Tertiary colors are all present. This is a great introductory set for the pastelist who is not afraid of pure, sumptuous color! Each pastel represents a distinct pigment family to introduce you to the beauty of Roche. We are frequently asked why Henri Roche pastels are so expensive. Its pretty simple, Henri Roche pastel sticks are virtually pure pigment sticks. You will find that Henri Roche pastels are very unique in color, texture and feel. Henri Roche pastels are formulated with a greater concentration of pigment then most pastels. Roche pastels will feel like painting with pure, unadulterated, saturated pigments.