Bamboo, pine and plum continue to thrive and reveal their special qualities in winter when many other trees and plants wither away. These ?three friends? have become meaningful symbols of fortitude, inspiring people to perservere and flourish under adversity. When presented together, they signify a lasting camaraderie likened to friends who are faithful to each other in difficult times. This is the collector?s edition of three ballpoints (one of each design) in a commemorative gift box. Each writing instrument features one of the unique, silk-screened designs of bamboo, pine or plum and comes packaged with a bookmark designed especially for the 3 Friends of Winter series. Affordably priced, the Sheaffer® 100 Ballpoint Pen is an easy way to offer a gift with meaning, the "Gift of Fine Writing". Dimensions: 5 3/8 inches long / 1/2 inches across (a full size pen). Weight: 1 oz (a medium weight pen).