Briar Root Fountain Pen

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This fountain pen is hand-turned out of beautiful Italian solid briar root (Erica arborea), from Calabria region, rich with curvy veins and warm to touch, it grants light and pleasant writing. Calabria, the south region of Italy is world famous for products made of this kind of wood. It takes about 30 years to prepare the wood for making smoking pipes, decorative objects and, of course, pens. The warm sensation the briar wood pen grants your hand, surely, won't leave you indifferent to writing.

The solid silver 925 nib section is engraved with vintage guilloche' incision - wicker pattern.

You are assured to buy a truly precious writing instrument as the manufacturing company belongs to the Italian silversmith guild and complies with both Italian and European laws. This compliance is verified by a mark on each writing instrument - a rhombus shaped stamp with *AO 28, and oval stamp 925 which ensure that the pen is made of solid 925 silver.

The fountain pen is equipped with double refill system - both converter and cartridges can be used. The pen is delivered with pumping converter inside and international standard cartridges can be bought in stationery shops all over the world.

The fountain pen is enhanced with a gold-plated steel nib, Medium size. Other (Fine, Extra Fine, Broad and very Broad) nib sizes are available on request without any charge. Please note that the nib may be adorned with a variable pattern (not the griffins) depending on the availability.

The pen is also available in roller version.

This pen can be personalized. Please see here for more details

The fountain pen will be shipped in the made-in-Italy pen gift box with the authentic origin certificate. Please allow about 14 business days for your handmade pen to be delivered from Italy to your door.

Cap & Body Italian briar root, sterling silver (925) grip
Fitting parts

18 kt gold plated, sterling silver (925) plated

Refilling system Converter and International standard cartridges
Country of origin Aosta Valley, Italy
Dimensions Length 5.5" (140 mm) Diameter Max 5/8" (16 mm)
Weight .95 oz. (27 gr)