We'll be completely transparent and admit that the pen hobby can be an expensive one.
Yes, it is possible to spend $2,000 each on Namiki Emperor Urushi-lacquered fountain pens as gifts for all your child's teachers. We're not going to stop you from doing that. However, we know that most of you are like us and live within modest means. It can be difficult to spend sensibly on fine-writing instruments while getting the best value.
Using our 20+ years of experience in the pen industry, we developed this list of budget-conscious writing gift ideas that give you plenty of pen for the money and are available in a wide array of crowd-pleasing colors and styles.
Best Pens for Gifts from $1 to $49.99
When it comes to the most economical, high quality pens for gifts, your first stop should be the Kaweco Sport collection. Made in Germany, the Sport is Kaweco's iconic, best-selling design inspired by vintage pens from early in the company's history. It's the quintessential pocket pen with a minimalist design and lightweight, yet durable construction.