The pen is a fine writing instrument, and they make amazing corporate gifts for hardworking employees.
While your preference may differ depending on function and hand grip, some standout pens make for trusty companions, allowing you to write with precision and accuracy (like Robin Hood or Katniss Everdeen with their trusty bow and quivers!)
While top-of-the-line pens like the Cross Townsend Fountain Pen can catch quite the pretty penny, did you know you can write phenomenally with some pens for under $30 as well?
Let’s stroll down the list and go in-depth with these great pens at a friendly budget.
Deluxe Deluxe Woodmark Rosewood Pen and Pencil Set
Deluxe Woodmark Rosewood Pen & Pencil Set
Comes with a 0.9 mm pencil and a twist action black-ink ballpoint type pen
Carved rosewood finish gold trim and meticulous scrolling
Personalized and customizable engraving can be black or gold
Bundled with a Dayspring Pens protection sleeve
A two-in-one package for less than $30, there's no greater bargain you can find than this marvelous duo. The pen itself is comfortable, durable, and reliable, which makes it a great writing companion for daily use.
Cross Click Midnight Blue Ballpoint Pens
Click-action ballpoint tool with black ink
Midnight blue exterior
Comes in a Cross packaged box
Personalized engravings with silver color
Cross gives it a Lifetime Warranty
The Cross Ballpoint uses a click assembly rather than the much-adored swivel-type pens. Great for people who habitually click pens. Affordable and unique, gift this pen to your caffeine-loving friends!
Cross Calais Ballpoint Pens
Cross Calais Ballpoint Pen- Lustrous Chrome
Twist action ballpoint pen with black writing ink
Gorgeous Lustrous Chrome sheen
Packaged in a Cross gift box
Personalization coloring comes in light brass
Cross Lifetime Mechanical Warranty
The stunning luxurious shine from the Lustrous Chrome makes it hard to believe that this costs just under $30. But, trust us, this versatile, smooth pen hits the mark dead center, making it a worthy contender for the uni-ball for daily use.
Monroe 18-Karat Gold Plated Pen
Monroe 18 karat Gold Plated Pen and Pencil Set
Click-action pen with black ink and a 0.7 mm pencil
18 kt gold-plated finish on the ballpoint
Comes in a customized Dayspring Pens gift box
Subtle personalized message lightly engraved on the sheen
Who says gold finish pens go for only over $100? This fine point pen blows your expectations out of the water. Aside from its gold finish, the Monroe comes with great grubber grips and a medium barrel, which creates a comfortable writing experience.
Arizona Fountain Pens
Arizona Fountain Pen - Blue
Black ink pen with a stainless steel medium-sized nib
Two blank ink cartridges and an ink converter
Comes in a custom-made Dayspring Pens gift box
Personalized message engravings match the body exterior
The Arizona Fountain Pen comes with an adaptive nib that personalizes your writing right as your pen glides across the paper. This sapphire blue writing tool also comes with an ergonomic grip, making for a seamless writing experience the whole way through.
Noble Fountain Pens
Noble Fountain Pen
Medium nib pen that writes black
Brushed metallic finish and golden appointments with ink converter and two black starter cartridges
Ships in a Dayspring Pens gift box
Custom engraving appears light brass
Say hello to this handsome pen. The classic finish of the Noble Pen makes it a charming pen to carry along inside leather suitcases and bags. Aside from unmatched quality and affordability, this beauty also has a smooth and easy flow and a nice light weight. An excellent pen for the white-collared professional.
Graduational Emblem Cross Calais Pen
Graduation Emblem Cross Calais Pen - Blue Lacquer
Medium-sized twist-action ballpoint with black ink, appointments, and art-deco lines
Blue lacquer barrel with Lustrous Chrome cap
Packaged in a Cross brand gift box
Light brass engraving on the pen cap (if upgraded to a Deep Cut, you can get blue-colored engravings)
Cross gives a Lifetime Mechanical Warranty
Any upcoming graduates in the family? If yes, the Graduation Emblem Cross Calais Pen is the pen for you. The cap's tip is engravable — perfect for fitting the school graduate's emblem. Celebrate a new chapter of life with this high quality pen.
Arizona Rollerball Blue Pens
Arizona Rollerball Pen - Blue
Rolling ball pen comes with own cap and black ink
Carved blue lacquer with gold accents
Comes packed in a Dayspring Pens gift box
Gold engraving personalization
The Arizona rollerball offers smooth, comfortable, and a proper writing experience. The pen distributes ink on the page at just the right touch, thanks to its liquid-based ink flow. With an ergonomic grip and a medium barrel, this pen is well-endowed with a fantastic tool kit for left and right-handed people.
Cross Coventry Ballpoint Type Pen
Font sizes may be adjusted to ensure the best fit. Cross Coventry Ballpoint Pen Blue Lacquer
Medium twist-action ballpoint with black ink
Polished chrome appointments on a black lacquer finish
Packaged in a two-piece Cross gift box
Silver engraving available on pen cap
Cross Lifetime Mechanical Warranty
A modern and distinguished pen, the Cross Conventry’s best attributes lie in its reliability and quality. This graces the writer with the enamoring ooze of luxury as they glide their pen across paper. This model writes fantastically and will surely meet your needs.
What Are the Pen Types That Go for Under $30?
While many luxurious pens price themselves at a much higher rate, a $30 budget range is more than enough to snag yourself a fantastic pen.
These pens may be a bit cheaper than many others in the market, but they don’t skimp on the quality at all (and are perfect for corporate gifting).
Here are some pen types to give your employee, boss, or loved ones:
||Works on any smooth surface; a versatile, day pen
||Functional, luxurious; used for signing documents and cheques
||Contains a ballpoint mechanism with liquid-based ink
||Resembles the Rollerball but uses gel ink instead of liquid
|Felt Tip Pen
||The pen nib is made from porous fibers; these are your markers, highlighters, and Micron Pens
||Used on a digital screen; like a smartphone, tablet, or laptop screen
Now here the question lies: are they all customizable?
You’re in luck. With Dayspring Pens, you receive custom-engraved pens all within a day (except for the Deep Cut Color-Filled Engraving Style).
So whatever price point you buy your pens, the message you engrave is absolutely priceless!
How Does Engraving Pens Work?
It’s a simple heating process. With metal and heat equipment, you incise through a material surface to imprint your message. Don’t worry; this is all safely handled by us.
Once done, you get the final engraving, adding a touch of personality to your pens.
The engraving process isn’t strictly limited to pens. You can personalize most gift items as well, from wooden clocks to wooden picture frames. Perfect for showing your appreciation and gratitude towards your coworkers!
Elevate your pen to the next level at Dayspring Pens today.
Be sure to let us know which is your favorite affordable, professional pen in the comments!