Most Expensive Pens in the World 2012 – A special anniversary for Graf von Faber-Castell, which this year celebrates the tenth anniversary of the “Pen of the Year” and does so with a specimen of the highest quality, able to combine the beauty of a jewel of fine art tools writing. The Pen of the Year 2012 is a triumph of quality materials in all its components, from the frame of solid gold encrusted with gems, sixty, with a pen made by hand in order to provide for smooth writing. A collection in just ten pieces, the first of which is exposed by Harrods to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II.
The company hopes is an important year because it coincides with the tenth anniversary of the creation of the collection “Pen of the Year”, and valuable exclusive line which Graf von Faber Castel creates an object of a year spent writing and celebrations linked to it.
For 2011, the choice fell on the jade key element of the pen who was celebrating the 250 th anniversary of the brand and was also chosen for its strong symbolic value, since the jade stone of the gods in the Celestial Empire in China, the reserve of emperors.
In 2012 Graf von Faber-Castell celebrates the tenth birthday of its most valuable online and at the same time pays homage to the Diamond Jubilee of Elizabeth II. For sixty years of the reign of English monarch was chosen course on diamonds and gold.
The fountain pen by the piston mechanism is in fact the end cap studded with diamonds.
Sixty in total, gems, including 58 two-carat diamonds of different, for a total weight of 4.6 carats. Part of them make it even brighter than the top of the cap and create a wreath at the smaller end of the stem, while 2 citrine quartz complete the collection of gems.
The stem is solid gold and cap and end cap are plated 24 karat gold, and finally the two-tone gold nib is 18 carat and was made by hand to ensure a uniform and continuous flow of ink.
The Pen of the Year is enclosed in a casket black lacquered beech, accompanied by a guarantee certificate signed by Count Anton-Wolfgang von Faber-Castell recording the weight, the carat and the numbering of the pen.
The Most Expensive Pens in the World 2012, produced the only ten pieces, the first copy of Pen of the Year 2012 Edition will be sold by next June at Harrods cost 60 thousand pounds, to join the celebration in honor of Elizabeth II from September it will be possible to buy other pieces of the line in other outlets around the world.