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Namiki Capless Hira Makie Kagimonyou
Combining modern technology with a treasured Japanese art-form, Namiki introduces the Pilot Capless Hira Makie Kagimonyou Fountain Pen. The name Kagimonyou means "Key Design" and signifies an omen of good fortune. The intricate gold pattern represents the key that open a traditional storehouse where one keep valuable possessions. Maki-e is an ancient Japanese art-form where metallic powders are expertly sprinkled into delicate layers of wet lacquer to create intricate designs. The Namiki Capless Hira Makie Kagimonyou Fountain Pen is graced with an 18kt retractable white gold nib.
About Namiki Pen
The Pilot Pen Corporation was founded by Ryosuke Namiki with Masao Wada in 1918 under the name of the Namiki Manufacturing Company. Pilot Fountain Pen is well known globally as the best Japanese pen manufacturer producing fine writing instruments and stationery and to some extent, jewellery.
Being the largest pen manufacturer in Japan, many Pilot Fountain Pens are produced purely for the usage of domestic market. However, some premium range of limited edition, special editions were open for international markets.
Known for its Japanese maki-e fountain pens, Pilot Fountain Pen is widely recognized as the leader in luxury Japanese lacquer pens among many other Japanese maki-e pen brands in Japan. Pilot Fountain Pens are excellent in choices of nibs and the quality of rollerballs and ball pens.
On special occasions, like Pilot’s anniversary, Limited Edition Pens and Special Edition maki-e Pilot Anniversary Pens were produced to mark the milestone of the company’s journey. These are the highest in quality and usually made to pay homage to Japanese unique culture and heritage.