The Statesman's pen has classic design and superb balance making it a favorite for those who prefer larger, heftier desk pens. It has a hand-cast engraved inset of 22k Gold surrounded by smooth rare metal Rhodium plating on the cap, barrel end and band that enhances the pen. It has a top quality German-made two-tone nib with iridium point for smooth writing and ink flow. It comes with an ink reservoir and an ink cartridge is shipped with it. The body is turned from African Blackwood from Africa to accent the beautiful grain. The pen is an original due to being turned on an individual basis and the unusual grain. It has a hand applied multi-layer acrylic finish that is extremely durable. It is approx, 5/8"dia x 5.75"L. A card with information about the care of wood pens and the name of the wood and it's origin is included in the shipment.