This listing is for a personalized Purdy paintbrush with wood handle. All brushes are Purdy XL. These brushes can be used with all types of paint.I offer a few different size and shape brushes. Let me know if there is a different size you want.The engraving is permanent and is dark. ***In message to seller at checkout please include:***1. What you would like engraved 2. Font choiceIf you need a larger qty. of these just let me know and I will setup a custom listing for you.