NEW YORK, Dec 13, 2008 / FW/ — In these days of email and text messaging, the art of writing has become more precious because someone has to take time to get a pen and paper, then sit down to write a letter. And that is the reason why Montblanc Limited Edition “Bohème Papillon,” the 6 unique diamond-studded fountain pens have become nearer to our hearts.
Inspired by the charming beauty of graceful butterflies, the Montblanc Limited Edition “Bohème Papillon” is a masterful combination of the highest writing culture and first class jewellery craftsmanship in the six magnificent fountain pens in the collection.
Each writing jewel is an artistically skeletonised unique product in solid white, yellow or rosé gold, studded with about 1,400 glittering diamonds and sapphires, which are spread over three levels on the body and the internal spring mechanism.
Delicate butterflies and filigree plant tendrils scintillatingly decorate body and cap, while the patented, star-shaped Montblanc Diamond shines at the top of the cap. “Bohème Papillon” – fascinating and unique writing instruments, created for admirers and collectors who appreciate the exceptional.
Artistic finesse and the most noble materials come together in six glamorous variants of the “Bohème Papillon” with its elegant, retractable 18-carat gold nib. On the three writing instruments in solid white, yellow and rosé gold which are principally studded with diamonds, the 1,402 diamonds in top Wesselton quality totalling 7.21 carats and the 37 sapphires of 0.21 carats on various levels of the body and internal spring mechanism create a brilliant play of lights.
With the three variants where colour is more important, 840 flawless diamonds totalling 4.35 carats and 591 sapphires of 3.87 carats turn the fountain pen in white, yellow and rose gold into a magnificent example of the most demanding jewellery craftsmanship.
To crown the Limited Edition “Bohème Papillon”, the unique, patented Montblanc Diamond radiates in all facets of the light on the top of the cap. The embodiment of the values and traditions with which the Montblanc brand has created masterpieces of writing culture for more than 100 years.