The elegant construction and eye-catching radiance of the Platinum Raden Izumo Galaxy fountain pen render a majestic reproduction of the star-filled night sky. Expertly crafted with a two-tone 18k gold nib, this pen is a perfect blend of modern engineering and classic styling.
The“Izumo” brand of Platinum Pen is one of the ultimate version of traditional Japanese techniques. The fountain pen “Galaxy” is the voluminous “Izumo” body with generously sprinkled with Raden (mother-of-pearl).
The universe in your hand. Sharpen the carved ebonite body apply. Urushi nuri (Japanese lacquer) and finely crush mother-of-pearts placed for the reflection of light. After about 6 months of lacquering, drying, and polishing, the “Galaxy” where countless stars emerge in jet black is born.
What is Raden
A decorative technique commonly used for traditional crafts such as lacquer ware. The inside of the shell, the part of the nacre with iridescent luster, is cut out in a plate shape.
The technique of pasting on Urushi lacquer or wood, fitting it on the carved surface, and the crafts made using this Maki-e technique.This technique has been widely used for furnishings, accessories, and sword fittings since ancient times.
- Type: Fountain Pen
- Body Material: Ebonite
- Cap Type: Screw
- Filling Mechanism: Cartridge / Converter
- Nib Material: 18K Gold
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