Classic, discreet & timeless in design. This ballpoint has multiple polished layers of varnish that give these writing instruments their intense coloration and an unmistakable shine. The body of the design01 is made of brass, painted with four high-grade coats of black or blue. Each surface is then polished by hand after every coat. The cap section of this ballpoint has guilloche striped designs. The hardware components are coated with high-grade platinum.