The "Tricorn Universe" is a plastic fountain pen lacquered with gold bronze, mother of pearl and metall pigment accents. It has been covered in 4 layers of black base urushi lacquer (wet sanded with #1000 grid sandpaper after each application and curing), the next layers where done with clear urushi, again curing and sanding after each layer. Once the urushi was completey cured, the pen was wet sanded until the design became visible under the dark clear lacquer. For the finishing urushi got applicated on the pen and wiped off with filtering paper. After a final curing period the lacquer was burnished and polished to a glasslike shine. Length of the production process: 3 months.
Filling mechanism: Cartdridge / Converter
23,5 x 6,4 x 2,1 cm
Black, red, clear and kijo-mi urushi, gold-bronze powder, metall pigment, mother of pearl