Pelikan Maki-e Kyokko and Gekko (Sunlight & Moonlight) Limited Edition Fountain Pen Set. Kyokko & Gekko Kyokko (Sunlight) and Gekko (Moonlight) are Raden fountain pens, handmade with mother of pearl particles.
Raden is a traditional Japanese decorative craft used for lacquer ware and woodwork. Kyokko Kyokko translates as sunlight and is made with the abalone shell from Japan Sea. As the size of the abalone is small, the parts used for Raden is limited.
It is one of the most colorful abalone parts that reflect rainbow colors. The abalone shell is placed on the ground and flattened with a hard stone into very thin sheets.These sheets are cut into narrow strips and then affixed to the coating of lacquer around the cap and the barrel of the M800 fountain pen. Once again, it is coated with lacquer, and then the surface is polished. The Pelikan logo is drawn with the famous Maki-e technique, surrounded by matching colors of particles of the abalone shell. Gekko Gekko means moonlight in Japanese.
This fountain pen is made with the Australian abalone shell. Though the size of this abalone is big, the blue color part of this abalone is small. So it is necessary to select the best blue color parts. In 1929, Pelikan registered the patent for the piston mechanism, a new fountain pen filling system. This technique, refined and updated, is still used today.The Pelikan models Kyokko and Gekko are masterpieces with finely-chased 18 carat gold nibs accentuated with a rhodium décor. Each fountain pen is encased in a traditional Japanese gift box which is made of Paulownia wood. The Kyokko & Gekko set, first released in the year 2005, was available in a limited edition of only 200 sets worldwide. Celebrating 43 Years of business! At Airline International we pride ourselves on great customer service. Thats why our prices are always competitive and our products are always of the best quality. We are family owned and operated. Our price guarantee will give you the security in knowing that youre getting the most for your dollar and that Airline International is definitely the right choice for; fine writing instruments, fountain pens, gifts, luggage, computer cases, pen cases, and much more. Enjoy your shopping experience with us and let us know how we can help you even more. The item "Pelikan Maki-e Kyokko and Gekko (Sunlight & Moonlight) L.
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