It's a new way to twist. Comfortably grasp the smooth, curved handheld sharpener, and with easy back-and-forth (clockwise and counterclockwise) twisting of the Pencil, feel the ratchet mechanism perfect the point. With a simple turn of a knob, customize Pencil sharpening for a sharp or blunt Pencil tip. Tip Saver technology protects and extends the Pencil life by preventing over-sharpening. Easy empty shavings tray quickly, and conveniently, opens from discreet side panel for fast, tidy disposal. Portable, compact size fits in purses, backpacks, pockets, drawers, and more. Comes in an assortment of exciting translucent colors.