The Parker Sonnet is an example of modern pen design at its best. It is quintessentially Parker and one of the most successful collections ever. This Parker Sonnet fountain pen has a smoky matt black lacquered barrel with 23 karat Gold plated trims. This particular pen is elegant and refined with a subtle yet eye catching appearance. The attractive nib features 23 karat gold plate on top of a stainless steel base. The Sonnet writes beautifully, feels comfortable to hold and looks simply sublime.