Sterling sheet is rolled to construct a tube the exact diameter to recieve the mechanics of the pen.
The nib is made in Germany by Schmidt. It is gold plated iridium available in fine or medium point.It takes a cartridge or a converter.
There are four "fin" shaped orange carnelean stones along the cap. At the other end are 6 small bullet shaped stones set circularly around the barrel. At each end the domes are subtly textured with small bumps.