Chunky, almost cigar-shaped, the pen fits comfortably in the hand. The design combines outstanding writing comfort with sophisticated aesthetics. Barrel made of pearwood stained dark brown. The cap is highly polished chromed metal with a spring-loaded metal clip. It quickly fastens on and off by a quick twist. High-quality stainless steel nib. Cartridge/converter system. Converter included. Cap is not designed to post.