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Pensinasia - Fine Writing Instruments
Pensinasia is a collection of more than a decade of pens, fine writing instruments, and limited edition collectables. Over the past years, I have painstakingly detailed and photographed each pen I have owned, recording down every minute detail within this website. If you are a pen lover like me, you will find Pensinasia to be your definite source of knowledge to fountain pens.

Platinum Izumo Hon-Urushi Raden Maki-e Aurora Fountain Pen

The Platinum Izumo Hon-urushi Raden Maki-e Aurora Fountain Pen is made with Aizu maki-e technique known as Togidashi. A fountain pen with a unique motif of natural phenomenon expressed with raden maki-e. Togidashi technique is a traditional craft technique originated four centuries ago in the Aizu region of central Japan. A kebo brush used to apply gold or silver powder. Raden of thin silver of abalone shell is set into the surface of the lacquer.A gold leaf is pasted on the back of raden made of abalone shells while the use of black urushi amplifies diversity in the luster.Three kinds of gold powder called nashijiko are sprinkled on the body and the cap, followed by painting of maki-e and burnishing until the rich colors and the luster are achieved


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