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Writing Instruments

Symphony of Passion

The baritone resonance of a barrel, formed of precious resin or even red-gold, blends brilliantly with the soprano chime of a gold-plated clip; as composers assign the perfect notes and tones to tell their stories, so do Montblanc craftsmen in allotting material for exquisite writing instruments; at the heart of which is its nib – the keynote - where the soul resides.

Montblanc nibs - originated of 18 K gold, pliable and impressionable as solitary notes upon a staff - are rolled and stamped, given their basic shape with the heart hole, from which the music of ink will eventually flow. The nib is pressed and engraved with Montblanc’s trademark star and the number 4810, the height of Mont Blanc, symbolic of the company’s soaring opus of brilliance which began a century ago.

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Writing Instruments

The Watchmaking

Dedication to Leather

Symphony of Passion

Symphony of Passion
The baritone resonance of a barrel, formed of precious resin or even red-gold, blends brilliantly with the soprano chime of a gold-plated clip.

A Composer Listens

A Composer Listens
100 work steps go into creating the perfect nib for every writing instrument, for which Montblanc artisans require absolute silence, patience and expertise.

Artisan-Studio Hamburg

Artisan-Studio Hamburg
Traditional craftsmanship and flawless manufacturing technique handed down from generation to generation come alive in the Artisan-Studio of Montblanc’s headquarters in Hamburg.

Pieces that Breathe

Pieces that Breathe
While Montblanc’s exquisite timepieces keep track of the precious moments, which embody your life stories, they are simultaneously bodies of lives in and of themselves.

Generators of Art

Generators of Art
With an ocular firmly rooted to his eye, the finely skilled Montblanc watchmaker assembles his timepiece with experienced and meticulous care; not even the slightest defect or blemish escapes his trained gaze.

Le Locle – Generations of Swiss Tradition

Le Locle – Generations of Swiss Tradition
At Montblanc watches are manufactured 1,000 metres above sea level in the mountains of the Swiss Jura, far away from the bustle and noise of city life.

The Perfect Material

The Perfect Material
A rare blend of superb craftsmanship and a passion for moulding the extraordinary transforms carefully selected leather into fine Montblanc creations.

Sensuality in Sculpture

Sensuality in Sculpture
During the final process of selecting the perfect leather for Montblanc products, the craftsmen rely on their most important sensory organ – their hands.

Where Creation Takes Shape

Where Creation Takes Shape
Montblanc‘s Leather Competence Center is located in the heart of the Italian leather trade – in Florence.