Renowned as the "Father of Western Medicine," Hippocrates, was born in 460 BCE in Kos, Greece, leaving an enduring legacy that continues to shape contemporary healthcare practices to this day. The Conklin Hippocrates family of writing instruments make the perfect gift for anyone just entering the profession, or as an elegant, everyday tool for even a seasoned practitioner.
The collection features a European-grade, hand-crafted smooth resin. The glossy black body is adorned with 18k gilded rose gold elements representing iconic medical symbols, including the stethoscope, Bowl of Hygeia, DNA string, Heartbeat sign, Caduceus, and the Star of Life. The top of the cap boasts an 18k gilded rose gold coin depicting Hippocrates, while the clip showcases the renowned rod of Asclepius in 18k gilded rose gold.
The Hippocrates is available in fountain, rollerball and ballpoint. The fountain pen boasts a premium 18k gilded rose gold stainless steel nib, made in Germany by JoWo, the preeminent nib manufacturer in the world. Offered in five distinctive point sizes: extra fine, fine, medium, broad, and Omniflex. It’s easily filled via standard international ink cartridges or the included threaded piston converter.
The capped rollerball adds a touch of elegance and practicality with its smooth writing refill. Standard international refills in a myriad of point sizes and colors are available.
The twist-action ballpoint pen offers the longest possible refill life without sacrificing writing performance. Industry standard Parker Style ballpoint or Gel refills are widely available.
The Conklin Hippocrates fountain pen Set is presented in a deluxe gift box, accompanied by a 30ml ink bottle. Similarly, the rollerball and ballpoint pens are elegantly packaged in luxury gift boxes making it the perfect gift for any member of the profession.