Featuring Corporate Gift Choices and Fine Writing Implements

For more than 80 years of tradition and heritage, Caran d'Ache is recognized internationally as Switzerland's only manufacturer of pencils, fine arts products and writing instruments. Founded in Thonex-Geneva in 1924 by Arnold Schweitzer, Caran d'Ache got its name from the works of the famous French caricaturist highly, Emmanuel Poire (1859-1909), who signs his work 'Caran d'Ache', which is the French transliteration of the Russian word for pencil 'karandash'.Known for its elegance and durability, Caran d'Ache's collection of precious metal and fine combinations of Chinese lacquer, jewels, carbon fibre and precious materials represents a class of its own. The choice of fine writing instruments for everyday's busy executive or a simple afternoon of reflecting one's thoughts, the Caran d'Ache line of luxury writing instruments inspires one to write for the moment and for a lifetime. Caran d'Ache was founded in Geneva in 1924 and remains a Switzerland's only manufacturer of pencils, fine arts products and writing instruments. Based in a country that is world famous for its watch-making and jewelry, it is not surprising that the company has earned an international reputation for products of exceptional quality and beauty. These include luxury writing instruments, accessories and fine art materials as well as a range of office supplies. Caran d'Ache products are designed, developed and manufactured in Thonex-Geneva and sold worldwide through a specialized distribution network. With subsidiaries in Germany, France, USA, Japan and Middle East, we have a strong international presence and maintain a close relationship with our clients and partners.