Outstanding quality is the trademark of Parker's shaving brushes. This particlular brush is a handmade pure badger bristle brush. It's bristles are extremely soft and generate a fabulous lather when coupled with a quality shave soap. It will soften your beard for a incredibly close shave. Manufactured with premium quality pure badger bristles, this brush is an outstanding companion for any safety razor! See for yourself why we believe our pure badger brush will quickly become your favorite! This offering comes with a free brush stand so that you can hang the brush upside down after use -- this is critical for the care of the brush to ensure proper drying and years of use!