The world of fountain pens offers an option for everyone and a style that will suit even the most particular tastes. If your eyes immediately seek out the most glistening, gleaming ones in the bunch, this list is for you! We’ve gathered our picks for sparkling, shimmering pens you need and compiled them in the list below for your viewing pleasure. While this isn’t an exhaustive list, it’s a great place to start if you’re looking for an affordable, showstopping pen that is worthy of your pen case. Prepare to be dazzled!
This affordable beauty is a popular pick for any fountain pen fan. The black lacquered metal body of this pen holds a bounty of sparkles. No matter how you turn it, this pen will shine. This sparkle is well accented by the crisp chrome accents. Best of all, this stunner is available for under $10!
If you find yourself in a time where a fountain pen isn’t the best bet, this Retro 51 rollerball is a perfect choice. There are genuine seashells embedded in the body of this gorgeous pen, which is beautifully accented by rose gold trim. Say “shell”-o to your new favorite take-anywhere pizzazz pen!
If sparkle is what you want, BENU is what you need. BENU pens are hands down the sparkliest brand we carry at Goulet Pens, and the Briolettes lead the pack. The resins used in these models are jam-packed with glitter. There is a rainbow of colors available as well, so you’re sure to find the combo that fulfills your shimmering desires.
Jinhao makes our list a second time with a more subdued, but still sparkly option, perfect for the office. The 8802 shell pen offers the look of an expensive pen, without the cost. The black lacquered body is inlaid with panes of shining shell pieces, in a dazzling array of colors. This pen will delight your eyes and your wallet too because it’s less than $20!
If you love the look of the Maki-e pens but they’re not within your budget right now, this line of pens offers a great alternative. The Platinum Kanazawa Leaf pens feature traditional motifs, meticulously laid out in gold leaf designs. The shimmering material shines every time you pick up the pen. Like the Cherry Blossom model shown here, the designs are delightful and timeless.
There are many other great options for dazzling pens in the pen world, we simply couldn’t get them all in one list. What sparkling or shimmering pens top your list? Share your picks in the comments!
The Goulet Pen Company Team