The process is similar to or "Kindai" Maki-e, which is done by many prominent Fountain pen manufacturers. However, we do not just stop there, we go beyond our efforts using real gold, silver, Raden, etc, and use Urushi in different stages of the process. We elevate the value of the screen maki-e by using different techniques and finally, the complicated process turns into art.
We call it our "Pen Wing Modern Art", not maki-e but our own art. We do not like to categorize our art to be Maki-e but simply it's our innovative modern art for the new generation, where old tradition meets modern touch. After each layer is done the pens are kept in for days for the drying process.Under each layer of Urushi Ki-narinuri, we apply gold or silver powder to achieve a special carved texture on the exterior of the pen. For the final finishing, we coat the exterior of the pen with a last layer of Ki-Urushi for the longevity of the real gold or silver powder used during the process. The whole process takes 10-20 days. Please understand that sometimes some irregularity you may see on layering which is because all done by hand. PEN WING URUSHI ART PROCESS.
We design and customize each pen with Pen Wing Urushi Art processes. The design is made by sprinkling or spraying wet lacquer (Urushi) with metallic powder, usually gold or silver on High Graded decals like the ultra-thin decorative papers that are used instead of painting them.. Pen Wing Urushi Art is inspired by Japanese art and we took color inspiration from Japanese culture and history. When we customize our fountain pen, we are not only applying vibrant and eye-catching colors on our pens, but we also apply stories and cultural significance. PS: Please note that we do not use all the materials at once but it all depends on what kind of art we are trying to do.
OUR STEPS OF APPLYING PEN WING URUSHI ART. 1 Applying a sufficient amount of layering with Urushi. 2 Usage of solid metal powder usually real gold and silver for decoration. 3 We also use decorative papers, Raden (Mother of Pearl), etc. To create a motif that you can see on the surface.
4 Follow the modern techniques of applying Urushi to give it a glossy look. Along the process of applying multiple layering of Urushi, we use the gold, silver powder and then polish it, then apply Urushi all over again. (usage of the materials depend on the artwork we are trying to achieve).
5 All these processes can be different depends on what kind of art we are trying to do. 6 All the decorations are done by human touch and feel and most importantly our artistic sense of creating something new. (Hand Mande in-house customization, our artwork is not by any manufacturers out there in the market but only us).
Pen Wing Urushi Art finds innovative ways to apply the artistic design on fountain pen and pen bodies. S: These "Urushi Art" is not made by any manufacturers. Please check FAQ section for details. The Custom 743 comes with a nib of the same quality as other pens in the Custom series. It is a #15 size (same size compared to the Custom 823), well suited to the width of the pen.
All nibs in the Custom range are 14K gold, with a few having white rhodium-plated nibs and trim. The Custom 743 has a yellow-gold colored nib that is absolutely gorgeous. Cartridge / Converter Cartridge Included. Pilot Pen case, box, and Accessories.
What is Modern Makie & how the pens come in our store? For the pens which came under "Modern Maki-e" line up, "Modern Maki-e" is one of the techniques that we used for the vintage and regular pens which are done by screen printing or printed decorative ultra-thin golden/ colorful paper on the polished Urushi surface of the pens; Then applied transparent layers of Urushi called Ki-narinuri over and over by Maki-e craftsman's hand one by one. After each layer is done the pens are kept in for days for drying process. Under each layer of Urushi Ki-narinuri, the real gold or silver powder may use for giving it a special texture. For the final finishing, we coat one more time for the sustainability of the real gold or silver powder used during the process.Is "Modern Makie" can be considered as Urushi Makie? Maki-e in Japanese means "sprinkled picture" the design is made by sprinkling or spraying wet lacquer (Urushi) with metallic powder, usually gold or silver. Modern Maki-e still falls under the category of Urushi Maki-e because of the following characteristics. Applying a sufficient amount of layering with Urushi Ki-narinuri. Usage of solid metal powder usually gold and silver. Follow the traditional techniques of applying Urushi.
Done by human touch and feel. However, it is not a traditional way of making Urushi Makie arts but a modern and contemporary innovative way to find a new approach, since the ultra-thin decorative papers are used instead of painting them. What is the value of Modern Makie. The Modern Makie is the sub-category of premium Urushi Makie and comes at an affordable price. Vintage fountain pens are already very rare in the market and the good condition ones with Maki-e come at an expensive price.
May you have any questions, please feel free to ask us anytime. Simply Modern Makie adds your vintage pen or regular used pens (Pilot, Sailor & Platinum) more value and gives a unique look. Moreover, it is also one way to preserve your vintage pens that already came with scratches, dents, and irregularity. The layers of Ki-narinuri give ultimate protection and strength to your pen. Our goal is to provide the best quality products and service and your satisfaction is important to us.Your feedback is important to us. Please help us to stand out from other sellers and let us bring you the best products from worldwide. We will try our best to resolve the issue! Your satisfaction is guaranteed from our store. We look forward to serving you! On weekend and Japanese holidays. We would like to ask for your cooperation and understanding. Once the item has been arrived to you, please kindly check it carefully. The return is only accepted during the return period.
Items must be in new condition and has not been used at all means. Before returning any item, please contact in advance.
We'd love to say thank you for supporting our business. If you have any problem with your order or questions about products, please let us know and we will do our best to resolve any issues or to answer your queries. Please accept our apology for any delays during weekends and Bank holidays, we will get back to you as soon as we can.Pen Wing Stationary company in Japan. We are an online stationery store for people in pursuit of the perfect pen. I love fountain pens, watch so much and carry a huge collection at my disposal. It is simply just because it gives me the utmost pleasure to share the wisdom, history that lies behind all the vintage pens, watches, and so on. It takes time and effort to collect them and only the collectors who have passion would understand that feeling of joy. Since the items survived many decades, please accept the flaws that they carry. But certainly, they will make you happy and you will be proud to have one of those in your hands and part of the history. We are also keen to stock from you too the brands that you carry.
I think your cooperation and support will build a strong relationship in broaden the network around the world. We cannot wait to hear from you soon. Listing and template services provided by inkFrog.The item "Rare Pilot Custom 743 Urushi Art 14K Large Gold B Broad Nib Fountain Pen" is in sale since Monday, January 11, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Pens & Writing Instruments\Pens\Fountain Pens\Pilot".stationery" and is located in Tokyo. This item can be shipped worldwide.