French for "curve" this smooth writing ballpoint features a standard Parker refill, and an extremely durable gun metal plating. This pen is well balanced, fits the hand beautifully, and features an Italian made Burgundy Madrepearlato ( mother of pearl). The material has deep, intense, bright-pearl coloring. It operates with a half twist where the grip meets the barrel. This pen can also be crafted with numerous other materials and is available in gun metal, hardite, gold and platinum finishes. Each pen comes in its own custom made leather gift box.