A tricky pen to make because of the filigree metalwork. Its looks a bit 'bling' with all the gold and I find it a little heavier on the end than most pens, but if that's what you like, then it's going to be perfect for you.
Wikipedia say: Laburnum has historically been used for cabinetmaking and inlay, as well as for musical instruments. In addition to such wind instruments as recorders and flutes, it was a popular wood for Great Highland Bagpipes before taste turned to imported dense tropical hardwoods such as Brya ebenus (cocus wood), ebony, and Dalbergia melanoxylon (African monkeywood). The heart-wood of a laburnum may be used as a substitute for ebony or rosewood. It is very hard and a dark chocolate brown, with a butter-yellow sapwood.
It comes with a tied velvet pouch