Formerly of Visconti, Dante Del Vecchio

I like Del Vecchio's Visconti pens, as evidenced by the number I have in my collection.  While I don't own any Pineider pens (yet), I saw a number of attractive ones at the Washington DC Fountain Pen Supershow held after this article was published. Dante Del Vecchio, Rock Star Of Pens These days, Del Vecchio … Continue reading Formerly of Visconti, Dante Del Vecchio

“Bold”? yes, Daily Users? Maybe Not.

Priced from $5,700 to over $48,000, these fountain pens are not for most.  For more information on each, read the article via the link on the bottom of the page. Best of the Best: 3 Pens That Made Their Mark These writing instruments are the boldest and most meticulously crafted we saw all year. Just … Continue reading “Bold”? yes, Daily Users? Maybe Not.

Stunning Classic from Visconti

A stunning Italian pen made of classic Italian materials. Visconti's Newest Limited Edition Pen Is Crafted From Italian Marble Visconti has gained much traction during its relatively short history, which began in 1988, founded by pen collectors Dante Del Vecchio and Luigi Poli. And part of its success may undoubtedly be traced to its profound ties to its … Continue reading Stunning Classic from Visconti

A Visconti Crafted from Lava

This one in the original bronze trim has been on my wish list since it came out but I haven't pulled the trigger. Italian Penmaker Visconti Creates a Pen from Volcanic Lava ...The original Homo Sapiens collection, so named for the “big bang” connotation of volcanic eruptions and such, was trimmed in bronze in a … Continue reading A Visconti Crafted from Lava

Pininfarina by Visconti

Their latest collaboration (Pininfarina and Visconti first collaborated in 2009), includes a range of fountain pens, rollers and ballpoints. The Icon85 pen features a uni-directional graphite tip with an 18-karat tubular nib. Made in Italy Style from Ferrari's Favorite Design House: Pininfarina Icon85