Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Fountain Pen

This most expensive fountain pen was created in 1999 by Caran d’Ache. He designed this pen to show his respect and in the memory of Antoni Gaude a famous modernist architect that lived from 1852 until his death in 1926.
The La Modernista Diamonds fountain pen is made of rhodium coated solid silver components, with an 18-carat gold nib and is covered with 5072 full cut top Wesselton VS diamonds which total a whopping 20 carats. There are 96 half cut rubies arranged on the top of cap, which forms the monogram.
The pen was sold in Harrods, London through a Swiss company, for $265,000 USD.

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