Foolproof Gift Guide For Him

We’ve all been waiting for it, and here is it; June has finally arrived. It’s the end of school, the start of summer, and full blown graduation season. It’s time for vacations, a day at the lake, and nights outside by the grill. It sounds easy and carefree, but we all know better- at least […]

Executive Essentials Launches New Website – April 2015

Press Release


Executive Essentials is thrilled to announce the launch of our new website, We specialize in fine writing instruments that run the gamut from cool and funky Retro 51 rollerball pens to unique, luxury Limited Edition pens from Montblanc, Lamy, Delta, and Montegrappa. We also pride ourselves on being a refill destination, […]

Cross Tech Pens

Cross is a known innovator in the pen arena. As a brand name, it is well respected and admired for creating pens that are both attractive and durable. With well over 2 dozen different lines and years of experience, Cross understands how to turn a bold idea into a fine writing instrument. That passion and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Fun for Fifty

Waterford Claria Ballpoint Pen

Some folks think that pen collecting is expensive. They believe that good pens cost good money and that nothing worth having is cheap. These are typically the same folks that are afraid to inquire about the cost of any of the Montblanc pens in the Executive Essentials Online Catalog. But, […]

Last Minute Father’s Day Gifts

Father’s Day, like Mother’s Day is more about the entire weekend and not really just about one day. It starts on Friday and rolls through until the Sunday night. It’s about the concept of family, summer and summertime experiences that last well beyond that one special day of the year. It’s a time to gather […]

Cross 2013 Year of the Snake

Beartooth Highway — Montana

Summer is approaching quickly. Cold afternoons are being pushed further back into the night and soon even the darkness will have a casual balmy feeling. As spring fades and lets loose its ever tenuous hold on the season, days will grow longer, spirits will lighten and the mood of a […]

Rickenbacker and Cross Year of the Dragon Pens

Year of the Dragon Fountain Pen

Every craftsman needs great tools to perform, create, design and produce. This is true of all professions from musicians to carpenters. And although high quality tools cannot make an untrained craftsman an immediate success at their craft, it does allow them to move about in their field unhindered […]