THE HISTORY OF OUR MATERIALS

As a luxury pen manufacturer American Hard Goods understands what makes our quality pens different from others is the beauty and quality of our materials for each handcrafted pen we make for you. Below you can find all of the different types of materials we use.

Typically reserved for only the finest rollerball pens made buy our company.

RHODIUM

Rhodium has been regarded as one of the most expensive metals in the world 100 times rarer than gold and 150 times more expensive than silver. With the price being  $9,400 per troy oz. Rhodium is found in platinum or nickel ores

This Kirnite Is used to make handcrafted ballpoint pens.

KIRNITE


Kirnite is a material of durable acrylic with contrasting color swirls this material has a high gloss finish and is imported from England  

Skilled artisan pen maker need to work slowly with machalite stone so it does not break

MACHALITE

Malachite is a stone of balance, abundance, manifestation and intention. An extremely powerful metaphysical stone, Malachite is often called the “stone of transformation” and is used for deep energy cleaning, bringing healing and positive transformation

The italian white marble is used to make handmade rollerball business pens

WHITE MARBLE

Marble is a metamorphic rock formed when limestone is subjected to high pressure or heat. In its pure form, marble is a white stone with a crystalline and sugary appearance, consisting of calcium carbonate (CaCO3). Usually, marble contains other minerals, including quartz, graphite, pyrite, and iron oxides

The 24 Kt gold accents make our handmade rollerball and handcrafted ballpoint pens true works of art

24 KT GOLD

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Acrylic is used on select luxury pens in our quality pen production especially when it comes to handmade pens

ACRYLIC

Acrylic is a transparent plastic material with outstanding strength, stiffness, and optical clarity. Acrylic sheet is easy to fabricate, bonds well with adhesives and solvents, and is easy to thermoform. It has superior weathering properties compared to many other transparent plastics. Acrylic comes in a variety of colors.

Used specifically for the handmade wood pen the Goncalo Alves wood makes a quality pen last.

GONCALO ALVES

Goncalo Alves is an exotic hardwood from South America. Sometimes referred to as tigerwood due to the wood's often dramatic, contrasting color scheme, comparable to rosewood. The true beauty of Goncalo Alves comes alive, with each passing day the color deepens with exposure and age.