Surprise someone with the grail pen of their dreams! This gift guide takes a look at 7 amazing pens with unique features, classic designs, and vibrant colors; all in the $100 to $500 price range. Check out our recommendations:
LAMY 2000 Makrolon – $175.20
An iconic design that has stood the test time for over 50 years, the LAMY 2000 is everything you want in a pen for under $200. The hooded nib is a rhodium plated 14kt gold nib that offers a super smooth writing experience. The durable construction means this pen is built to last. A piston-filling mechanism and understated ink window round out the design for this awesome luxury writing instrument.
Pineider La Grande Bellezza – $398.40
From the creative mind of Dante Del Vecchio, the Pineider La Grande Bellezza is a marvel of Italian design. The Gemstones collection offers 5 beautiful hand-blended resin and marble bodies. Each pen features a quill-shaped clip, soft touch magnetic capping, and soft and flexible 14kt gold nib. Each pen also comes with a free 30ml bottle of Monteverde ink through the holidays.
Stipula Ventidue Gold Touch – $180
Designed by Rachel Goulet in collaboration with Stipula, the Stipula Ventidue Gold Touch is ready to dazzle in any pen collection. This Goulet-exclusive fountain pen is individually numbered out of 300 pieces and is made out of a custom clear resin embedded throughout with gold flakes. It’s even complemented by gold-plated trim, grip section, and nib.
Pilot Custom 823 – $288
One of our most popular fountain pens, the Pilot Custom 823 is in a league of its own. Available in either Amber or Smoke, each fountain pen features a 14kt gold nib, matching trim, and a vacuum filling system. A great gift, each pen is packaged in a silver sateen lined Pilot gift box that comes with a 70ml bottle of Pilot Blue ink.
Visconti Van Gogh Gift Set – $239.20
For the art history major in your life, the Visconti Van Gogh celebrates and is inspired by iconic works from the famous artist. Made of a natural resin mixed to resemble oil paintings, the Wheatfield with Crows features a new nib design and comes in a special gift box. Each box includes a matching bottle of never before seen Visconti ink.
Pelikan M600 Violet-White – $440
The classic design you know and love from Pelikan is back in this 2019 special edition! The M600 Violet-White features vibrant stripes of white and violet that are carefully crafted to produce the beautiful barrel. The 14kt two-tone gold nib stands out with an iconic design. Every collection should have a Pelikan in it, why not this one?
Diplomat Aero Turquoise – $156 to $280
Go bold with your gift and check out the Diplomat Aero Turquoise. This Goulet-exclusive fountain pen is available in either steel or two-tone 14kt gold nib; both offering a smooth writing experience. Zeppelin-inspired, the design features an aluminum body with groove-like depressions in the cap and barrel.
Whether buying for someone or treating yourself to an amazing pen, these are great options. Have your eye on another pen in this price range? Let us know your choice in the comments below.
The Goulet Pen Company Team