Hickory tree bark which was dried, stabilized and cast in different colors acrylic provide a fountain pen, comfortable to use and beautiful to behold. Consider the beauty and thoughtfulness of using this pen to write a letter to someone special and then, gifting the letter and pen to that person. A memory to last a lifetime what a grand gift for young or old, birthday or for any special occasion. This fountain pen can be personalized with initials in gold in the cap as seen in the final photo.Please indicate the initials of your choice should you desire personalization. Ten steps to create this one-of-a-kind fountain pen. 1sun and air-dry pecan tree bark. 2trim and completely dry the bark in dehydrator for 10 hours. 3stabilize the bark using a vacuum pot for 8 hours to remove air and introduce resin into the piece. 4cook the bark in a toaster oven for 2 - 3 hours at 200 degrees fahrenheit. 5cast the bark in different colored pearlized resin in a pressure pot for 8 hours. 6prepare the pieces for the lathe by cutting, drilling and gluing. 7carefully turn on the lathe.
8polish using a 9-step wet sanding process. 9liquid sealer/polish buffed on the bark/acrylic.
10assemble the fountain pen with care and voilà. The bark came from a hickory tree here in northeast ohio. Please indicate your choice of acrylic color.Cartridges are easily replaced and the fountain pen comes with a pump converter for those who wish to'dip' their pen. It is a post-able pen, quarter twist to close as well as posting on the cap. The pen features'quarter twist' threads and is well balanced when writing. This item is made of fountain pen and tree bark, medium nib, quality fittings, personalization, smooth writing, hand turned, hand crafted, gold plate, stabilized tree bark, sustainably harvested wood pen.