The Izumo Bamboo pens feature finely woven bamboo on the barrel and cap. Japan has a long history of bamboo crafts, which have been passed down through the generations from craftsperson to craftsperson.
This Torafudake (tiger-spotted bamboo) model is made from a type of bamboo parasitized by torafukin bacteria creating the characteristic black spots hat have been prized since the Edo period. It is finished by being sealed sabiurushi, a traditional Japanese lacquer.
The Izumo bamboo sports an 18K gold nib and arrives in an elegantly simple paulownia wood box with a bottle of ink and a pen pouch.
Nib Material: 18K Gold
Filling Mechanism: Cartridge, Converter (included)