Izumo-no-kuni is an area known for its production of high quality “washi (Japanese paper)” and so writing has been appreciated by the local people. Shunichi Nakata, founder of Platinum Pen, christened the new brand name of “Izumo” in 2010 with the cooperation of officials from Izumo City in Shimane Prefecture. This was to acknowledge the founder of the company’s birthplace.
Professional craftsmanship can be found throughout the “Izumo series,” which continues to be made from carefully selected materials. The brand has also been designated as one of the “Izumo brands” recognized by Izumo City.
The history of Urusi lacquer goes back to the Stone Age. The timeless art of Urushi has for centuries brought to life the intricate depth of Japanese history and culture.
‘NURI（Urushi coating) has many coating techniques. Tamenuri (Urushi lacquer) has many processes. All processes have been performed by traditional experienced craftsman. A vivid beautiful urushi lacquer finish will be increased in beauty over time, you can be proud of Urushi lacquer fountain pen. The URUSHI fountain pen will outlast an original owner by many generations and passed on for each succeeding generation to enjoy and treasure.
Filling Mechanisms: Cartridge/Converter (Ink converter not included; avaialble separately)