Sapphire Art Supplies

Sapphire products

What are Sapphire brushes?

Daler-Rowney Sapphire Brushes are a collection of stunning artist paint brushes that perform like sable but last like synthetic. Designed for artists who value quality and longevity, Sapphire paint brushes are an excellent choice for both professionals and beginners. 

Daler-Rowney Sapphire brushes

The Daler-Rowney Sapphire collection specifically caters to artists who will settle for nothing less than exceptional tools. As Sapphire Brushes are crafted from the finest red sable hair and tapered synthetic filaments, they are sure to stand the test of time. 

Though pure sable brushes are beautiful additions to any artist’s kit, their longevity and durability can be problematic. As a rule, sable brushes tend to have a shorter lifespan than hybrid and synthetic brushes and are generally less resilient. For artists looking for a more affordable and hard-wearing alternative to these brushes, the Daler-Rowney Sapphire collection is unlikely to disappoint. 

Daler-Rowney Sapphire Brushes provide artists with excellent colour holding and pointing quality, and the exquisite tapering of each brush offers unbeatable durability. The optimal spring of Daler-Rowney Sapphire Brushes also makes them perfect for washing, glazing, and detail work.

Finding the perfect tools for a project can pose a challenge to any artist. However, those working with watercolour, oil, acrylic, ink, or gouache are sure to enjoy the expansive range of head shapes included in the Daler-Rowney Sapphire collection.

Tools within the Daler-Rowney Sapphire collection

All Daler-Rowney Sapphire paint brushes perform admirably when used for decorative painting. Regardless of what a project entails, artists should be able to match a Sapphire Brush to their needs. 

Detailing work meets its ideal partner with the Daler-Rowney Size 1 Sapphire Brush. With a fine point and sturdy, round shape, this brush is a must-have for artists looking to retouch and highlight with ease. Artists searching for a brush which softens and blends colour on the surface of their work will appreciate the Fan Blender Size 02 Sapphire Brush. This brush’s tapered filaments lend themselves beautifully to soft-focus pieces which require a gentle touch. For larger projects, the Daler-Rowney Flat Wash Size 25 brush is more suitable. With flat edges and a large surface area, this brush makes quick work of watercolour washing. 

The Daler-Rowney Sapphire Brushes pair wonderfully with Daler-Rowney Kandahar Ink, Daler-Rowney Calli Ink, and Daler-Rowney Aquafine Watercolour.

Features of Sapphire paint brushes


All Daler-Rowney Sapphire Brushes are incredibly durable, providing artists a stunning finish use after use.


More affordable than traditional sable brushes, Daler-Rowney Sapphire Brushes are an excellent option for artists looking to expand their toolkit.

Wide range of head shapes

Daler-Rowney Sapphire paint brushes are available in a wide range of head shapes, making it possible for artists to explore different techniques using a single brush range.

Mixed hair

Daler-Rowney Sapphire Brushes are made with a unique blend of the finest red sable hair and tapered synthetic filaments for a durable yet effective product.

Excellent colour holding ability

Daler-Rowney Sapphire Brushes have a great colour-holding ability, making them perfect for washes and glazes.

Explore the Daler-Rowney Sapphire collection

Explore the Daler-Rowney Sapphire collection in detail and discover how this collection can assist with your next artistic endeavour. With a striking appearance, wide range of brush heads, and excellent durability, the Daler-Rowney Sapphire collectiondeserves pride of place in any artist’s toolkit.

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