Buckeye Burl with 24kt Gold Plating
The pen is handmade from Buckeye Burl also known as Ohio or Yellow Buckeye Burl. The color of the wood is creamy white to light yellow however the burls feature reddish brown knot clusters and unique light to dark gray almost black swirls of discoloration which makes them highly prized and sought after. The burl is injected under pressure with resin to further enhance and stabilize the wood and is then sanded and polished to a glass like finish. Buckeye grows in the eastern United States. The hardware is 24kt gold plated with a black center stripe.
The Big Ben Cigar Pen is a handsome powerfully built writing instrument. Cigar pens have a sophisticated heavy presence for those who enjoy a larger writing instrument. The pen is approximately 5 1/2" long and 5/8" wide (sizes vary because of the handcrafting process) and comes with a black Parker ink cartridge. The pictured pen (#723 is the pen you will receive and is shipped in a gray felt with clear plastic lid gift box usually within 24 hours of the order. Other gift boxes are available in the gift box menu. Pen comes with Certificate of Handmade Authenticity and Registration, instructions for care, and written warranty. There is no finer gift to others or yourself than a stunningly beautiful, totally unique (the only one in the world), handmade quality utilitarian object that will be treasured and used for a lifetime.