Perhaps the most distinguished & defining writing instrument, the fountain pen is one style of pen that the true writing connoisseur cannot live without. This fountain pen is made from curly maple burl. While it may sound like it, burl' doesn't describe a species of tree. Curly maple burl, in particular, comes from a maple tree that has experienced a unique process. Essentially, burl' is a bizarre & unnatural growth extending from the general circumference to the bark of a tree.Referred to, occasionally, as tree tumors', as their large organic shapes look akin to what people envision a tumor appears like on other living organisms or animals. While they can look strange on the outside, they're simply growths that jut out of the bark. However, the inside of these curly maple burls is nothing short of gorgeous. Curly maple burl has extremely appealing spiraling & curling patterns, almost holographic in nature, in place of the rings that you will find in regular maple dawn as lumber.
There will usually be multiple tiny dancing twirls in various colors within one woodcut, which are spectacular. This makes curly maple burl a challenging species to work with, as the grain is interlocked & twisted upon itself. Razor sharp tools & long periods delicate detail work, especially sanding, are required to bring out the best of the aesthetics that maple burl has to offer.
This large, stately fountain pen in polished chrome has a center gold accent band and finely threaded cap, which allows for the writer to easily unscrew and write away with minimal effort. The cap can be either posted for the writer who prefers a particular balance, or unposted for a luxurious feel as the nib glides across whatever stationary one chooses.
The nib itself has a german-made, medium iridium tip for smooth writing & dependable ink flow. Includes premium fountain ink refill cartridge; along with. Top of the line ink reservoir for use with genuine fountain ink.I include a velvet sleeve with all pens regardless of whether or not a custom box is ordered. This is a hefty pen so it is a tight squeeze. I include replacement ink cartridges & luxury piston ink reservoirs. Your choice of blue or black ink.
Size: 13/16 x 6 in length. Finish: my special cut of dewaxed shellac seals the grain, followed by an acrylic topcoat, polished to luster via the best carnauba wax one can acquire. -box or display cases available: please see separate listing: etsy. Com/listing/759585297.-velvet sleeve included with all pens regardless of whether or not a custom box is ordered.
The person who has everything. His and hers wedding gifts. Best man / maid of honor / matron of honor. One of the most breathtaking woods, in a pen that is of the same caliper. This item is made of polished chrome trim and gold center band, iridium tipped nib.