Plating Information

Care of Plating

The plating may be cleaned with a damp soft cloth. Do not use any abrasives or the plating may be damaged.

Wear Resistance Ratings

Each type of plating has a wear resistance rating that indicates the durability and longevity of the plating. A Five-star rating (*****) indicates the plating thickness and durability is such that it will not wear off at any time for any reason. For maximum durability, our pens are offered only in rhodium or titanium.

Rhodium-Platinum Plating

Possibly nature’s most brilliant and durable precious metal. A member of the platinum precious metals family, it is unmatched in brilliance and durabilty. We guarantee this plating on our pens to last a lifetime. Wear Resistance *****

Titanium-Gold

Titanium plating offers superior wear resistance yet is less expensive than rhodium. We guarantee this plating on our pens to last a lifetime. Wear Resistance *****

10K Gold

This popular plating blends hard nickel and the beauty of gold together to form a brilliant plating that is durable and affordable. Wear Resistance ***

24K Gold

24K gold is naturally soft and wears quickly with use. For this reason, we do not offer it on any of our pens. Wear Resistance **