Excellent used condition Pelikan Raden Green Ray M1000 with a M 18kt Nib. Only 400 examples were produced in 2020 and are extremely hard to come by. This piece is number 78. I have carefully used it in my rotation and remains in excellent condition. Comes with full set of original boxes and papers. The large stripes of raden catch the light and it is truly a wonder to hold. Will be sent fully flushed ready for its next caretaker.
Raden is a traditional Japanese decorative craft where a master artist works with small pieces of precious shell material to create a unique and distinctive design. For the M1000 Green Ray, strips of shell are carefully laid, creating an impressive fountain pen which is a piece of art. Each individually produced piece is crafted by hand and truly unique.
The M1000 Green Ray fountain pen begins with special Japanese Urushi lacquer to make the surface a deep black. Then the traditional stripes are made from Australian abalone, crafted to create a fascinating interplay of colors that glisten and shimmer in the sunlight. The stripes are fixed to the cap and barrel with lacquer. Finally, the artist individually signs and numbers each fountain pen with the Maki-e technique.
Limited to just 400 pieces worldwide, the M1000 Green Ray sports a medium 18K gold nib and arrives in a traditional Japanese Paulownia wood gift box.
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