I find items that fit my purposes perfectly beautiful. Given that I prefer to carry a lighter polymer handgun, and there are a number of those that fit the size and shape I find perfect, there are a number of polymer pistols I find beautiful.
Know the status of your weapon
Keep your muzzle oriented so that no one will be hurt if the firearm discharges
Keep your finger off the trigger until you have an adequate sight picture
Maintain situational awareness