Lava Blue Ultramarine re-interprets their flagship!
Like its predecessors, the Lava Color is made from Visconti's well-known and much treasured, lava rock; making the pen virtually unbreakable and very comfortable to write with.
The Lava Color collection is the perfect union of catalyzed Mount Etna basaltic lava and colored resin using Visconti's patented methods. The volcanic material features an anti-stain treatment that protects the pen and prevents ink from depositing on the pen during refilling.
The newest color is a rich blue hue that is accented by black ruthenium trims. Blue Ultramarine is a pigment derived from crushing the semi-precious stone lapis lazuli. This color has been coveted since its creation and been used in many paintings and manuscripts since ancient times.
Available in fountain pen. The fountain pen feature the Visconti magnetic closing system which makes opening and closing the pen effortless. Identical to previous Homo Sapiens models, the fountain pen fills with Visconti's power filling system but new to the lava color is the introduction of Visconti's in-house 14kt gold nib.
Visconti's new in-house 14kt gold nib has been engraved with a more contemporary design, but in keeping with tradition Visconti continue with a crescent moon shaped breather hole, a distinctive feature of Visconti's precious nibs.
Each nib is hand polished and entirely made in-house: The nib, feed and housing; consequently the entire pen is produced in Florence. Each nib is plated in black ruthenium to match the color of the pens trim. Available in EF, F, M, B, and Stub widths.
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|Cap can post||Yes|
|Cap Mechanism||Hook safe lock|
|Complimentary||Packaged in a Gift Box|
|Dimensions||5.7" L x 0.6" D|
|Filling Mechanism||Double Reservoir Power filler|
|Grip Material||Lava Rock|
|Length Capped||5.7" L|
|Length Posted||6.7" L|
|Nib Material||14kt gold, ruthenium|
|Refills & Inks|
|Series||Visconti Homo Sapiens|
|Special Features||Virtually unbreakable - naturally hygroscopic and very comfortable to write with.|
|Warranty||Warranted for a period of two years from the date of purchase. Damages due to misuse by the user and/or resulting from normal wear and tear are not covered by this warranty.|