Beautiful exotic burl wood Nautical twist pen!! Throughout history sailing has been instrumental in the development of civilization, affording mobility for trade, transport, warfare, and fishing. Though it’s greatest contribution has been to the many great explorations in the world. This pen captures the romance and adventure of old sailing ships. It has a captivating scene of a grand tall ship engraved on the tip, while the end is embellished with the captain’s wheel and compass. Nautical rope accents can be found throughout and encircling the detailed anchor clip, which is considered a symbol of well-grounded hope. The pen features an easily replaced Parker style refill. The rustic, authentic look of the antique brass pairs beautifully with the custom crafted exotic burl wood blank. Quality solid brass components with brass plating are chemically darkened to simulate aged brass, which results in a gorgeous, long lasting brown plating with golden undertones. The exotic burl wood is chemically vacuum stabilized in my shop, turned on the lathe, then finished with an indestructible, high luster coating that will withstand sweat, moisture, and dirt. The stabilization process and finishing technique assures that the wood will always remain beautiful and glossy. This is a unique one-of-a-kind custom turned, custom crafted heirloom pen that will make a great gift or will be a lifetime personal cherished piece that will definitely catch the attention of your friends and family.