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David Oscarson Koi Rollerball Pen - Teal

With FREE Nib Customization Certificate

SKU: DO_KTG-RB

Regular price $5,700.00

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Koi featured in translucent teal colored enamel characterizes David Oscarson Koi Rollerball Pen. Continue writing with the spirit of artistic mastery and the tradition of Old World craftsmanship by combining the centuries-old technique of Guilloché with the art and expertise of Hard Enamel.Koi pen craftsmanship journey; pen down below.. Using a mortar and pestle, a composition of glass, water and metal oxides is ground for hours by hand. When settled, the water is removed, leaving the fine paste that is the basis for hard enamel. A quill is then used to apply each coat of the mixture to the surface of the metal, ensuring that the entire guilloché area is completely covered in enamel. The components are then fired in a furnace at temperatures exceeding 1,000° F, fusing the enamel to the metal and forming a layer of glass.After cooling, the pieces are manually ground with a diamond file, restoring their proper shape and surface. This tedious process is repeated at length until the level of enamel reaches the depth required to cover the peaks and fill the valleys of each intricate guilloché pattern. When the final stages of firing are completed, the pieces are polished and buffed, revealing the velvet finish of translucent hard enamel.Production of translucent hard enamel demands the highest levels of patience, experience and skill. A five-year apprenticeship is required to ensure that the highest levels of quality will be met in each individual Collection piece. The Koi Collection is the 27th in the David Oscarson series of Limited Edition Writing Instruments. This unique design stands as a tribute to David’s trip to Tokyo with Grant in 2016.

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Product Specifications

Brand David-Oscarson
Can Engrave No
Cap can post Yes
Cap Mechanism Screw Cap
Colors Teal
Complimentary Packaged in a Gift Box
Dimensions No
Filling Mechanism Refill
Grip Material Gold Plate
Has Clip Yes
Length Capped -
Length Posted -
Material Hard Enamel
Refills & Inks Standard Rollerball Refill
Retractable No
Series David Oscarson Koi
Special Features Koi, appears in high relief on the top of the Cap and Japanese spelling of David Oscarson is engraved on the ring of the cap.
Trims Vermeil
Type Rollerball
upc No
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