Namiki Polar Bear Limited Edition
The Polar Bear is an endangered species with environmental degradation throughout the Arctic. In 2009, the Namiki Polar Bear Limited Edition Fountain Pen was launched in support of this message of environment conservation to help save the species from extinction.
The Emperor size vest type Namiki Polar Bear Limited Edition masterpiece is meticulously crafted by renowned urushi artisan Seiki Chida through a combination of maki-e techniques.
The illustration of the Polar bear and her cub gazing forlornly into the night skyline using the taka maki-e while the polar bear stood on a small and shrunken iceberg which were made using shishiai-togidashi (burnished-raised) maki-e technique.
The brilliant illustration of the glowing Aurora illuminates the Northern hemisphere horizon is reflected on the pen cap using the togidashi (burnished) maki-e technique while the pen cap which has an image of the Plough with a grop of seven prominent stars of the constellation Ursa Major or The Great Bear, achieved using the hira maki-e technique.
The masterpiece is an excellent collectible because of its deep blue lacquer and the elegant gift box that comes with a lid decorated with a flossed glass representing the sea-ice. Only 99 pieces were ever made. Highly recommended for those who likes the message of conservation of environment and clear energy. Saving the Earth and living in a better tomorrow for all of us.
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