Montblanc pens strive for perfection in every process, from design to material selection to craftsmanship. Even a small 18k gold nib has to go through 25 processes, most of which require artisans experienced to complete by hand, including nib engraving. . The advanced resin used in the barrels of Montblanc pens comes from a unique formula in the world. It is precisely thanks to this mysterious formula that the Montblanc pen body can still retain a brilliant shine after generations.