Luxury is all about the detail; subtle elements that elevate your style by exposing the delicate craftsmanship and superior quality of your outfit. No look however is complete without the most luxurious accessory of all – the pen – a subtle sign of power and lavishness.
Everybody from James Bond to Gordon Gekko carried a pen; used to mark ones’ authority and even as a product of mass destruction (007 in Goldeneye). Treaties and contracts are sealed with one and it’s said you can tell a lot about a man by looking at the nib type he chooses – true aficionados will tell you an iridium nib should be your only choice!
Pen Heaven, online retailer and gift hub, presents its top three most extravagant pens, each a work of art in its own right, designed by pen innovators and experts to the highest possible standard.
Graf Von Faber Castell Classic Sterling Silver Fountain Pen, £716.87
The height of luxury, this beautiful power symbol will make you feel as if you can conquer the world. Stylish in an understated way, it adds a touch of opulence to your wardrobe with its ribbed barrel, bi-coloured 18k gold nib, iridium tip and screw close cap.
Waterman Edson Sapphire Blue Gold Plated Trim Fountain Pen, £725.00
The Edson Sapphire Blue Gold is guaranteed to draw attention. The stylish, decadent exterior has an intricate arrangement of 38 different parts, all designed to ensure perfectly regulated ink flow, The piece de resistance is the solid 18 carat gold inlaid nib, part of a design scheme which tropes the heyday of commercial aviation.
Yard-O-Led Viceroy Grand Barley Sterling Silver Fountain Pen, £435.00
Made in England, the Yard-O-Led Viceroy was handcrafted using 19th century techniques and features a delicate Victorian design. Offering the perfect balance between opulence and understated style this pen offers a grandiose barrel, curved clip with metal screws and engraved barley pattern, as well as an 18 carat gold nib