It is quite a bit more work, than a standard wood, or acrylic pen, but in the end, the outcome is pretty outstanding. The magnetic cap is postable (attaches to the back of the pen while writing), which provides a nice balanced feel, or the cap can be left off for a lighter feel. When you use a custom made writing instrument, it conveys a message. Much like jewelry, watches, or eyeglasses, custom pens allow you express yourself with style and class. If someone hands you a $.
50 pen to use, for whatever the occasion, it is forgettable. If someone hands you a custom writing instrument like this, it is a memorable occasion. What image, of yourself, do you want to convey.This item is made of wood and gunmetal, fountain nib, ink cartridge, ink converter, corncob.