The beaufort pens are my favorite pens, without a doubt. They are made to the most exacting standards and tolerances, featuring premium quality platings and come with the very best of fountain pen nibs and german made mechanisms.
I can't say enough good stuff about the makers of the components for these pens. This set consists of both a beaufort mistral fountain pen and rollerball pen in a complementary maple box, for safe-keeping. This particular set has been finished in a homemade maroon, black and white acrylic which just happens to look just like the arizona cardinals team colors. That was not my intent, but simply how it turned out.
Anyway, ironically (or magically, i'm not sure) the second picture (above) just happens to have an image of what appears to be the head of a predatory bird. Again, not intended, but i think very cool. The acrylic is wrapped around black jumping cholla (from the desert down around tucson), which was also stabilized and colored in my garage. The pen components are finished in heavy black titanium and black chrome.This item is made of black titanium and black chrome, black cholla cactus.