The legendary Danitrio Maki-e Hyotan fountain pen

The art of maki-e technique

Asian countries have a long tradition of mastering the Maki-E coating technology, which goes back thousands of years in China, Japan and Korea. The term maki-e first appeared in the Japanese Heian period, and it has been used to create various colors, shapes, and textures ever since. Maki-e is a unique lacquer technique that uses a fine brush to paint an image on the surface of an object. To create different colors and textures, Maki-E artists use a variety of powders made from gold, copper, silver, brass, aluminum, and other metals. To create a “Scattered image”, tThe artist uses a small bamboo pipe to sprinkle the powder on a surface. Cotton is also used.

In addition to creating designs with gold or silver powder, maki-e can also be used with other decorative techniques, e.g. B. with the mussel known as Raden or as a Rankaku eggshell inlay.

Danitrio Maki-e Hyotan fountain pen

Danitrio makes exquisite hand-painted pens with various traditional techniques and only the finest real Urushi (100% natural lacquer) on ebonite barrels.

Below are some of the exquisite ones Pumpkin shaped danitrio Fountain pens that embody Japanese art and craftsmanship.

Danitrio Grand Trio Shakkyo Maki-e fountain pen

Danitrio En-Koh Monkey Maki-e Hyotan Fountain Pen

Danitrio En-Koh Monkey Maki-e Hyotan Fountain Pen

Danitrio Lion SHISHI Maki-e Hyotan fountain pen in limited edition

Danitrio lion SHISHI Maki-e Hyotan lacquer fountain pen

Danitrio Grand Trio Maki-e Evil Monkey Fountain Pen

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Danitrio Maki-e Taka Falcon Grand Trio fountain pen in limited editiondanitrio-maki-e-taka-falke-grand-trio fountain pen

Danitrio Phoenix Hohoh Maki-e Urushi Lacquer Fountain Pen

Danitrio Phoenix Hohoh Maki-e Urushi Lacquer Fountain Pen

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