Craftsmanship

Absolute precision and care are given to each and every pen to ensure superior quality, originality and craftsmanship. Built to last forever, these exclusive works of art are machined and meticulously hand-sculpted from solid materials like Pure Titanium, Fossil Ivory, Meteorite, Stainless Steel Damascus, Mokumé-gané and Coral, combined with Precious Stones and Precious Metals like Sterling Silver and 18K Gold. Each piece tells its own unique, intrinsic story.

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Absolute precision and care are given to each and every pen to ensure superior quality, originality and craftsmanship. Built to last forever, these exclusive works of art are machined and meticulously hand-sculpted from solid materials like Pure Titanium, Fossil Ivory, Meteorite, Stainless Steel Damascus, Mokumé-gané and Coral, combined with Precious Stones and Precious Metals like Sterling Silver and 18K Gold. Each piece tells its own unique, intrinsic story.

Titanium

Titanium’s incredible strength, durability, relative lightness, and resistance to corrosion make it the ultimate core material for a luxury writing instrument. Its sleek, elegant and lustrous appearance can take on a wide spectrum of colour by applying extreme heat or electricity. This action produces a thin and transparent oxide layer that filters out light waves producing bright colours, even though there are no pigment or dyes involved. The colour, in essence, is an optical illusion. This remarkable, almost magical, metal is a challenging and labour-intensive one to work with – but for the fervent craftsman, Titanium holds rewarding and endless possibilities.

Zirconium

True regal beauty comes in the form of Zirconium, an exotic and advanced metal with high corrosion resistance. Zirconium begins shiny and greyish-white, similar to Titanium in appearance, but significantly heavier. To achieve its dark and smokey look, the metal is machined and finished by heating red hot to form a thick black oxide, which also gives it a smooth, ceramic-like feel. Due to its high flammability rate (zirconium dust can spontaneously combust), great caution and care is taken when machining and managing its waste.

Mokumé-Gané

Developed in feudal Japan by master sword smiths, Mokumé-Gané (pronounced Moe-koo-may Gah-nay) is an ancient Japanese metal working technique. The name literally translates to “wood grain metal” which describes the delicate pattern that’s achieved when layers of contrasting coloured metals (copper, brass, nickel silver, gold, and silver) are fusion welded together into a solid block. A fine writing instrument ornamented with Mokumé-Gané not only captivates the eye but creates an aura of rugged beauty and strength.

Damascus Steel

Similar to Mokumé-Gané, Damascus Steel has a powerful, organic and masculine quality to its beauty. Traditional Damascus Steel is made utilizing the ancient Middle Eastern metal working method used to make the famous Damascus Swords. An intricate, watery or “damask” pattern is produced by welding two types of steel in layers. In forging, the steel is folded repeatedly, until there are as many as 100 or more layers in the piece.

Gibeon Meteorite

The Gibeon Meteorite is comprised mainly of iron and nickel. Scientists believe it entered our atmosphere approximately 30,000 years ago when it crashed on the southwest coast of Africa in Namibia. The meteor’s distinctive crystalline pattern known as “Widmanstatten lines” is due to the slow cooling of molten metals over the course of billions of years. These lines become visible when the inner surface of the meteorite is polished and then etched with an acid wash. A luxury writing instrument engraved with rare Gibeon Meteorite has a truly unworldly, cosmic aesthetic of extreme refinement.

Stainless Steel

Stainless Steel has a lustrous, metallic mirror polish similar to precious metals like sterling silver. This makes it ideal for pen designs that involve bright-cut engraving and textures that play and sparkle in the light. We often use Stainless Steel in conjunction with our Titanium fine pens. When used together, a dynamic white metal tone contrast is produced for an overall look of sleek and chic refinement.

Gold

A fine writing instrument ornamented with solid 18K gold is the ultimate symbol of prestige, style and luxury. Gold is an extremely soft and malleable metal, allowing it to be easily formed and integrated into our complex designs, intricate engravings and inlays with other metals and precious stones. Our pens are also fashioned with 18k gold nibs for a smooth and effortless writing experience.

Sterling Silver

Sterling silver has a timeless elegance, classic radiance and natural brilliance unsurpassed by any other metal. Several of our one of a kind pens are fashioned with solid sterling silver overlays and are intricately hand sculpted and textured under magnification to create a look of supreme sophistication and class.

Carbon Fiber

Carbon fiber is a high-tech material of unrivalled strength. It’s stronger than steel, lighter than aluminum and extremely resistant to corrosion. During its complex manufacturing process, several thousand strands of super-thin carbon fibers are twisted together to form a yarn. The yarn or fabric is combined with epoxy and wound or moulded into shape to form various composite materials for various uses – from sporting equipment to musical instruments to military and aerospace applications. This truly unique material is ideal for the pen enthusiast who appreciates technical ingenuity and a modern yet sophisticated look to their fine writing instruments. All our carbon fiber pens are machined from solid material using diamond tools.


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