Namiki Yukari Royal Chinkin Owl Pen
In Japanese culture, Owl is the symbol of Good Luck. It is in the way the Japanese name for Owl, Fukuro フクロウ (梟), which can be written in different sets of characters. One with the meaning of “Luck “(福 fuku); 来ku, to come; 郎 ro suffix used in boys’ names). The other interpreation is written as protection from hardship (不 fu, no, 苦労 kurou suffering/hardship).
The clever play on these Japanese words gives different interpretation to make the Owl the most popular motif to be made as Japanese good luck charms “engimono”(縁起物).
The Namiki Yukari Royal Chinkin Owl Pen was made by skilled artisan, the late Shouji Michikami, as his refine work of Chinkin 沉金 requires the thousands of lines and dots which define the owl’s destintive eyes and its breast. As soon as the carving is done, precious gold powder are applied meticulously onto the pen to fill the engravings. Urushi lacquer is subsequently applied on the Chinkin Owl fountain pen and allowed to dry in a dust free environment.
The motif of a owl symbolizes wisdom and keen observer. The nature of an owl is that
Each Namiki Yukari Royal Chinkin Owl Pen is then fitted with a point size 20 18kt gold nib and presented in a paulounia wood box with an ink bottle.
View the Namiki Yukari Royal Chinkin Owl Pen at Elephant & Coral or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.