The roughest places seem to have an incredible abundance of artists. Go firgure.
These carvings fit over any bic pen refill - - just pull it out of the bic.
To give you more depth of the feeling of these pens, I include photos I took of the people, place and day when I bought them. I have been experimenting with photos on canvass, glass and fabric. Especially fun to use are the glass tabletops and coasters, Mine haven't broken (kena hera) despite being dropped multiple times.
If you like the photo idea but aren't sure, let me know your interests and I can put together suggested collections, such as peace & Love, flowers, children, animals, sea life, wild life etc. In the photo section are two partial collections: "Peace Around the World" and "Showing Off Baby"