Starting from the study of the human brain, in collaboration with Richard Restak, M.D., Montegrappa created the Brain collection.
1012 silver fountain pens
900 silver rollers
50 gold fountain pens
50 gold rollers
Please note the contrast between the pen's most basic structural elements: the top part is rich and elaborate, while the body is simple, because represents the human body, which keeps all its riches in the brain.
The cap is covered by a precious metal overlay, very complicated, which reproduces the complex structure of neurons.
The nib is engraved with a seahorse, also called hippocampus.
The intricated synapses overlay filigree is made in sterling silver.
The 900 silver rollerballs are justified by the number of neurotransmitter molecules released by a single synaptic vesicle.