Nakaya Portable Cigar Shu-nurippanashi fountain pen
The Nakaya Portable Cigar Shu-nurippanashi fountain pen is made of ebonite which is finished with a beautiful Wajami urishi lacquer. This unpolished variant was recently added to the Nakaya collection. The pen will acquire its own patina with use. Shu-nurippanashi, which means"unpolished vermilion", is difficult to make:it requires supreme concentration of lacquer master.
The design of the pen is simple and sober, no double rings and no clip. The fountain pen is slightly longer than usual and intended to be used without the cap on the back. (It is also not recommended to place the cap on the back of the holder because of damage to the beautiful urushi lacquer).
The nibs are 14 carat gold and can be ordered in different writing widths.
Just like the pen, the packaging is sober but neat and stylish. Each pen is packaged in a Paulownia wooden gift box, the pen itself is contained in a small"kimono cloth"pouch. The fountain pen comes with a box of (Platinum) ink cartridges and a converter.
You have the option to compose a Nakaya fountain pen yourself based on shape, color, nib and clip. Delivery time varies from three to about six months, but the pens are well worth the wait.