CYPRESS Fountain Pen - Maki-e - Red-Crowned Crane

Nib Size: Fine

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Maki-e is a pattern decoration that drawn with gold, silver, color powder and other materials on the barrel. Hira maki-e requires at least 24 processes, which is a traditional Japanese craftsmanship. First draw the outline of lines, and then use the viscosity of the lacquer to fill on the barrel with silver or gold powder according to the desired pattern, this technique is called Maki-e. The production must be done by hand, machinery and equipment cannot be borrowed, so Maki-e is the perfect presentation of inspiration and skills.

The Hira maki-e that Mr. Cypress presents to you is based on the themes of red-crowned cranes, mandarin ducks, owls, The Emperor Pheasant with happy and pleasing meaning. The paintings of each theme is extremely delicate and exquisite, true to nature, and vivid on paper!

Red-crowned crane: Also named as Grus japonensis, it has the meaning of auspiciousness, loyalty and longevity in Eastern culture.

Pen Dimensions
- Length: 144.3 mm
- Diameter: 16 mm
- Weight: 23.5 g
- Section: 11.4 x 17 mm

- Type: Fountain Pen
- Body Material: Ebonite
- Cap Type: Screw
- Filling Mechanism: Cartridge / Converter
- Nib Material: 18K Jowo

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