Eternal Light

Fine pen maker Montegrappa has followed Dante’s journey through darkness and purgatory to return with Dante Aleghieri: Paradiso — a love supreme.
Words // Zelda Grant | November 22, 2022 | Luxury

When Montegrappa re-imagined Dante’s legendary story in pen form, the designers and craftsmen utilized colored stones and intricate castings to trace Dante’s ascent through 9 celestial spheres, as he leaves the earthly sins of Inferno and Purgatorio behind. Interlocking orders of angels soar above a sky-blue Montegrappite core, rising toward the eternal light. Three shining discs represent the culmination of the poet’s journey, and his breathtaking use of the trinity as a literary device — recognized in editions of 333 (silver) and 9 (gold). Few writing instruments in their history can eclipse the beauty or significance of this final volume from the landmark Divina Commedia Series. The realization of Dante’s glorious vision reflects a profound devotion to craftsmanship, and reverence for the greatest love story ever told. Precious metals narrate the poet’s spiritual pilgrimage, as he encounters tales of virtue en route to the source of supreme love;