Santos Mahogany With Satin Plating
The pen is handmade from Santos Mahogany, also known as Cabreua. There is a fair degree of color variation ranging from lighter golden brown to a darker purplish red or burgundy in the wood and grows in Central and South America. Santos Mahogany is used in the production of a substance called "Balsam of Peru" used as a fragrance in perfume. The pen hardware is satin plated with a black center band stripe.
The Designer or European pen is a medium body pen with a style and features that emulates the worlds most expensive classic writing instruments costing hundreds of dollars. The pen is approximately 5 3/4" long and 1/2" in diameter and comes with a Cross black ink cartridge. The pictured pen (#518) is the pen you will receive and is shipped USPS priority mail in a gray felt with clear plastic lid gift box usually within 24 hours of 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.