Platinum Classic Maki-e Kanazawa Leaf Fountain Pen - Autumn Leaves
The Platinum Classic Collection Maki-e fountain pen in Kanazawa Leaf Autumn Leaves features an 18k gold nib that is firm and resilient, and incredibly smooth on the page. Attention to detail shines through in the cut of the nib, to find the perfect balance between smoothness, softness, and resilience. The nib sizes available are Fine or Medium, and they run a bit on the finer side.
Maki-e is a Japanese art that utilizes urushi lacquer to decorate and finish the pen body, and comes from the Japanese Maku meaning to sprinkle, and E meaning to paint. The art of Kanazawa Decorative Leafing is passed down through generations and takes many years of training to perfect this delicate art. The master craftsmen of Kanazawa produce some of the finest gold leaf, in shimmering colors and amazing detail.
The Platinum Classic Maki-e Kanazawa Leaf Autumn Leaves fountain pen fills with proprietary converter (not included) for use with bottled ink. Platinum cartridges are also available in several colors. The pen is presented in a special wood gift box.