The story of Sheaffer began over 100 years ago with a big idea from a visionary thinker. Walter Sheaffer, a skilled jeweler by trade, had an eye for detail and a mind for invention. In the small back room of his father's Iowa jewelry store, Sheaffer developed and patented a revolutionary fountain pen that improved the writing experience for pen users across America. Sheaffer continues to deliver a unique writing experience for pen enthusiasts. The legendary White Dot designed into every Sheaffer pen is an enduring symbol of quality, prestige and performance - and it remains a proud emblem of the our Lifetime Mechanical Warranty. These high quality pencils are made from metal and acrylics, These Pens are for wordsmithing, hand lettering, writing, calligraphy, drawing, and art.