The pen is a PSI Nouveau Sceptre fountain in rhodium and gold. The wood is from a birch tree branch my friend Olga picked up near a river when we were on an outing a couple of years ago. She's been bugging me to make a pen out of it. Her 60th birthday is coming up in December, so I thought I'd see how it would look. I know birch can be bland, but I lucked out and got a couple of "eyes" in it. The finish is Watco Danish oil and Pens Plus. It turned out prettier than I expected. I'm very, very happy with it. I'll have it engraved before I give it to her.