Fortuna Islam Girih Fortuna was once the Goddess of Fortune, the personification of luck in keeping with the traditional Romans. Fortuna’s identity as the embodiment of chance events was once closely tied to virtus, or strength of character. Public officials who lacked this quality invited unwell-fortune on both themselves and Rome. At Montegrappa, we imagine that luck is undoubtedly linked to virtue, whilst education is the basis onto which a person develops and nurtures his or her innate talents. We also imagine that hand-writing is an very important section of the education process and an indispensable serve as, even in these days’s hurried, digitised society. Because of this, we now have created the Fortuna collection, with an eye to those that still indulge within the pleasure of writing. It’s our wish that these pens will engender the good luck that they deserve. With Fortuna Credo, Montegrappa has applied the similar sense of destiny to the good monotheistic religions that supplanted the ones of the traditional civilisations. An historical, traditional Islamic pattern graces all the surface of the Fortuna Credo Girih pen. Girih, Persian for “knot”, is an Islamic decorative art form utilized in architecture and handicrafts, including such a lot famously for book covers, tapestry and small metal objects. The pattern consists of geometric lines that create an interlaced network, a complex internet of straight-edged symmetrical shapes that form stars separated by polygons. Montegrappa’s octagon-based totally filigree covers the nib of the Fortuna Credo Girih Fountain pen, whilst a single blue stone on each and every pen produces a point of interest for the observer. Fortuna Credo Girih is to be had as a fountain pen, roller ball and ballpoint pen. It’s offered exclusively in laser-etched black resin, with trim finished in palladium.