Engraved Pens

The Executive Essentials online catalog has many wonderful and inspiring pens. The variety of pens online makes for easy gift giving for any occasion. A beautiful Montblanc Meisterstuck for a graduation gift or a fun, colorful Acme pen for a birthday gift is the perfect way to show some avid pen aficionado that you care […]

Executive Pencils

At Executive Essentials, we don’t tend to talk about pencils that much. We tend to focus much of our energy on talking about pens. Now, we love a good pen as much as the next collector. We love the manufacturers, the styles, the components, the themes and the collections that arise from pen designers with […]

AT Cross: The Past and the Future

Cross Apogee Rollerball

Long time company A.T. Cross, located in Lincoln, Rhode Island announced that it sold its pen division to Clarion Capital Partners for 60 million dollars. As one of the few American companies to design and manufacture pens, it came as a bit of a shock to those collectors who put Cross […]

Cross 2013 Year of the Snake

Chinese Zodiac

It’s a creature with a body of rough scales, long and rope-like. It has no legs to move and instead writhes in a rhythmic fashion to propel itself across the ground. It has no body heat, gathering instead, the heat from it’s natural environment to moderate and control its temperature . It’s […]