This is indeed a gorgeous pen, but is it worth the price? Not exactly. For the
premium pricing, I thought the body/barrel was aluminum sprayed with a gradient
color. The other parts are actually metallic. I wish the body/barrel was, too.
The pen itself writes just like the original Zebra Technoline. It's about a half
an inch shorter than the original Technoline, and slightly thinner in girth.
@joki9121: It says on the product page that the product is clear.
I ordered several of these after having tried one of them. When applying to
paper, you'll get a diluted milky color that turns clear once it's dried. It
almost becomes like a layer of resin. These are fun to write on darker paper,
because you'll see clear, glass-like 3-D text. When I'm decorating holiday
cards, I usually trace over the text and layer over my drawings with various gel
pens for a 3-D effect.
The Zebra Surari writes smoothly, however, the ink tends to clump up on the
sheet of paper as you write. That's no big deal though, since it's also common
with many ink pens. The ink does take quite a while to dry. The price is
This pencil case is nice because it's convenient when you're carrying a few
writing utensils on the go. The only thing I find annoying about this pencil
case is the velcro. I feel reluctant to bring it to school because of the loud
noise that the velcro will make when I open the case to get a pen in an empty