It's one of the rare products you can use these days where craftmanship still matter.
There aren't many things that are handmade these days where the skill of the builder makes a definitive impact on the experience of using the product.
I like the excess it represents, how ridiculous it is to use an expensive fountain pen when a simple pen does the job almost as well. A fountain pen is NEVER objectively worth the price. It's a passion product, and for me it's nice to stop being so objective once in a while.
I agree. Sometimes, when the conversation extends, people are surprised to know how expensive fountain pens can get. Yet, they are intellectually floored when I share with them how expensive they can really get. I share with someone the most expensive fountain pen and I feel like I need to leave them or they will palpitate and I won't know what to do with them.
Diamante contains over 30 carats of diamonds and its creators, Aurora, aren’t shy about telling you it’s the only pen in the world to have so many. That's why they only make one per year.
The asking price for the most expensive pen in the world is not available to the public, but is suspected to be around US $1.28 million. The purchaser may have the Diamante personalized with their coat of arms, signature or portrait.
Montblanc, a fountain pen and luxury goods manufacturer, and Van Cleef & Arpels, a jewelry house, are the creators of the former most expensive pen, a writing instrument known as the Mystery Masterpiece.The unique work took over a year and a half to create by skilled artisans and if you hurry you can have your choice of three variations, set with 20 carats of sapphires, emeralds, or rubies, and accented by almost 840 diamonds. The three versions of the expensive pens were limited to three releases each and each of the nine pens sold for $730,000.