What is the Most Expensive Pen in the World?

Aurora Diamante

Apparently, it’s a necessity every few years for a pen maker to come out with a design that exceeds the extravagance of any pen produced before it. As each progressively jewel-encrusted piece is unveiled, the price tags for these pens climbs higher and higher.

At the start of the millennium, Swiss luxury pen makers Caran d’Ache laid claim to the world’s most expensive pen with a diamond-encrusted version of its Modernist-inspired fountain pen range. La Modernista Diamonds were set with 5,072 diamonds, 96 rubies, and an 18 kt. gold tip. According to The Independent, the pen sold at Harrods for more than £144,000.

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Pilot Begreen Recycled Eco-Friendly Pens

Pilot Begreen

We all want to be more environmentally friendly to help protect our planet as much as possible for future generations.  In 2017, the global pen market was valued at approximately 15 billion U.S. dollars and is forecast to reach a value of 19 billion U.S. dollars by 2025.

As we discussed in How Do You Recycle Ink pens recycling pens is very difficult to do. So, when it comes to ink pens one of the best ways to reduce your environmental footprint is to buy recycled pens. However, this is easier said than done as most manufacturers do not make pens from recycled materials because they are a lot more expensive to produce.

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Uni-Ball – Kuru Toga

Uni Kuru Toga

The World’s First Self-Sharpening Pencil

The trouble with using a mechanical pencil is that the tip of the lead changes shape as you write, thickening from a fine point to a chisel edge. Words lose their crisp shape and lines get thicker, which is particularly problematic for engineers and others that need uniform lines. The Kuru Toga by Uni-ball is the first mechanical pencil to offer a solution.

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