Overview Maison Caran d’Achea

Maison Caran d’Ache is a Swiss pencil factory, founded in Geneva in 1915. The Maison is committed to developing writing and drawing instruments of the highest Swiss quality. Hence, the company combines the finest materials with the most advanced, innovative skills.

The name of the brand derives from the Russian word “karandash”, which means “pencil”, combined with the Turkish root “kara tash” which refers to black stone or graphite.

You can find this natural material in the mountains of Switzerland. Consequently, the first Swiss pencil factory sets up in Geneva in 1915. Nine years later, the founder Arnold Schweitzer, develops it into the brand which is known today as Caran d’Ache.

Caran d’Ache Swiss Made

The brand manufactures all of their products in Geneva workshops. They stand for high quality standards, as well as Swiss craftsmanship and technical excellence. Each products goes through the strictest quality control, which applies to both raw materials and manufacturing processes.

This is essential to the brand as it maintains it’s Swiss Made quality label.

The Maison Caran d’Ache brand devotes itself daily to the art of drawing and writing. In addition, they craft the finest instruments and create luminous colors.

Express yourself artistically from childhood to adulthood with the endless specter of our writing instruments! They will impress even the most demanding creative professional.

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