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New in Store-Designer Italian brushes.

Founded in 1951 by Ennio Salassi, Pennelli Cervus has been producing paint brushes and rollers in Northern Italy for more than 65 years.

3 generations of the Salassi family have continued to develop their business with passion and dedication.

These brushes have been thoroughly tested with our premium coverage Chalk paint and are considered to be the best of their kind to work with our paints.

We bring you classic Italian style at honest and affordable prices as we believe brushes do make a difference in your painting. Treated well this beautiful brush will last you for many years.

50mm Medium size.

30mm Small size- ideal for small projects and wax application.

Made in Italy.

Available now at our online store click here:

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Ali Newton

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Which brushes are best for chalk paint?

Let's clarify a bit about brushes. We have discovered through years of painting that all brushes are not created equal and different brush compositions can greatly affect the outcome of your project.

 Synthetic or man-made brush filaments such as our brushes here are great and affordable to use for detailed and smooth finishes with our chalk paint, acrylic paints and stains. The one on the right has an angled edge which makes it useful for cutting in and getting straight lines. They are relatively easy to look after being synthetic they seem to withstand more wear and tear than natural bristle brushes.

These are chalk paint brushour new top line Italian made brushes. They are the best brushes for any paint projects. They work beautifully with our Chalk paint, Wall paint, Enamel paint &  Wood stains. They are a carefully crafted synthetic blend of material made to exacting quality standards. These brushes will last you a lifetime if they are treated well.




Bristle brushes are made from boar hairs which are strong and springy. The
bristles have natural split ends which increases the amount of paint they can hold. You can achieve lovely textured, rustic finishes with the bristle brushes as opposed to the more detailed smooth finish of our synthetic brushes. Because they hold more paint they noticeably speed up the painting process.NB: As they are a natural product you may get the odd bristle shedding in first uses.


We find our 1" Small pure bristle brush (left image), the quickest way to apply our waxes, brush it on and buff it off. In our opinion, this method is so much easier than applying wax with a cloth or sponge.



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