The Southeast Asian stingray belongs to the large family of stingrays whose habitat is found throughout the oceans of Asia. It is related to the sharks and is caught with nets in the rich eastern fishing grounds. Its back skin is characterised by an exceptional pearl pattern and fascinating features. Skilful and elaborate processing produces one of the most remarkable leathers currently in existence.
Galuchat or stingray leather uniquely combines properties that are usually mutually exclusive . It has soft and smooth feel, while being remarked resilient and tear-resistant. Both waterproof and fireproof, it is considered to be the most durable leather in the world. It distinguishes itself through exclusive aesthetic qualities. Each stingray skin exhibits an individual distinctive pearl mosaic and develops special colour nuances, some of which are derived from the anthracite grey spectrum while others s displayed light olive green or ivory hues. Hence, there are actually two distinctive coloured models, and each fountain pen has its own distinctive colour hue.Highly recommended for one who likes exotic material, aquatic sports enthusiasts and one who likes a pen with extraordinary material.
About Graf von Faber Castell
The legacy unveals from the idea of enclosing a thin graphite lead in a wooden casing was several hundred years old; it was not new when the ancestors of Faber Castell founded a pencil factory in 1761. It was only when the great great grandfather of Baron Lothar von Faber, who took over the family firm in 1839, was the first to turn the pencil into a genuity quality product of functionality and the world’s First Brand Name writing implement.
Standards for the length, diameter and hardness of pencils; standards which apply till today. He was credited for creating a series of fascinating products which continued to set an example of Simplicity and Design.
The GrandFather of Count Anton von Faber Castell; Count Alexander zu Castell-Rudenhausen carried on this tradition. The Faber Castell company which takes its name from Count Anton’s grandfather’s marriage to Lothar von Faber’s granddaughter Ottilie, is not only the oldest manufacturer of wood cased pencils, but also the world’s best known name in graphite and colour pencils.
Graf von Faber Castell ‘s elegant design continued to reign till today more than 250 years later. With wonderful collections like the Pen of The Year POY and classic quality collections like the pernambuco wood, ebony and its iconic Perfect Pencil still the favourite of many generations to come.
Timeless design remains the heart of the company since then and will continue to be so to bring the life Simplicity Is A Luxury Itself; an embodiment of luxury of simplicity, harmonious combination of selected quality materials, aesthetic looks and a high standard of functionalism.
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