The list author says: "The art of writing is dying, suffocated by SMS texting, email, word processors, social networking and the like. Nevertheless, receiving a beautiful handwritten letter is still a great pleasure and a handwritten missive sealed with a traditional red seal is still about as romantic as you can get. Japanese and Chinese languages lend themselves well to the art and are a good way to learn the joy of calligraphy before moving on to traditional western calligraphy."
"This special Writers Edition calligraphy set from Visconti comes in a beautiful maple wood box (35cm x 25cm). It is truly the perfect gift for those elegant people of distinction that already have almost everything."