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Old 10-11-2017, 10:16 AM   #1 (permalink)
 
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Default Manu Propria Pens - "Tsubame"

This is a standard size "Kiseru" style pen with a black urushi "ishimeji-nuri" stone surface, some "tsubame" swallows appear in the stune surface. Partial colour tone made with copper powder. The goal was to make it look and feel vintage

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Martin, Yet another wonderful pen! I like the finish as well as the long cap styling.
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Beautiful !!!!

Swallows ? . I see Angel Fish.
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Martin - Beautiful and it does look vintage Japanese. If you display it in the Ginza, it will most certainly be purchased quickly.

Ah, just caught it: tsubame - swallow/martin.
Intentional?
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Wow. I wish I could take a trip to Switzeland just to see your pens!
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Thank you for your kind comments. Whenever you are in Switzerland please don't hesitat to stop by my atelier.

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