Contarini ballpoint pen in bronze, an elegant pen created in honor of the famous staircase of the Contarini palace. The most famous spiral staircase in Venice inspired by Gothic architecture. Palazzo Contarini is a Gothic building, built between the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries as the residence of Contarini family. The Bovolo staircase is 26 meters high and has a diameter of 4.70 meters. The famous Bovolo staircase was later added to the palace and named after its snail shape. The Contarini ballpoint pen is handmade by qualified Bortoletti artisan.