Any color you want as long as it is black- African Blackwood. You can't be formally dressed without the proper writing instrument in your jacket pocket or purse. How else will you sign autographs or show that you still believe handwriting is still the most cherished form of communication? Choose any pen in this collection to show your good taste. All are smooth writing roller balls except for the stiletto which uses a Parker ball point refill. The beauty of the wood is that its nearly black but with subtle dark brown grain. Smooth as silk and finished in a satin polish.