Chunky, almost cigar-shaped, the pen fits comfortably in the hand. The design combines outstanding writing comfort with sophisticated aesthetics. The barrel is made of pearwood, stained dark brown. Cap, front piece and clip are chromed and highly polished. The clip is spring-loaded and fits securely in the pocket or perfectly in a pen case. Twist mechanism glides smoothly to advance and retract the refill. Comes with black ballpoint refill in broad tip.