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MAKI-E Fountain Pen | YAMADA HEIANDO Lacquerware: Hand-Crafted Imperial Luxury for Japanese Emperor

[ limited edition ]
including Hand-Crafted Bespoke Nib in Sailor's "Naginata Togi" style

MAKI-E Fountain Pen | YAMADA HEIANDO Lacquerware: Hand-Crafted Imperial Luxury for Japanese Emperor MAKI-E Fountain Pen | YAMADA HEIANDO Lacquerware: Hand-Crafted Imperial Luxury for Japanese Emperor

MAKI-E FOUNTAIN PEN

Naginata Mannenhitsu

Beauty in Bespoke. Japan's Traditional Masterpiece.

Japanese alphabets are known for their complexity and beauty.
They have been around as early as 4th Century
when brushes were used in writing as well as painting.

Such letters are what refined 2 traditional art craft in Japan:
calligraphy and lacquer coating.

SAILOR's hand-crafted fountain pen with YAMADA HEIANDO's sparkling lacquer coating.
Bespoke nib in the special "Naginata Togi" style.

As the masterpiece of exclusive craftsmanship,
this fountain pen resembles Japanese aesthetics in the best quality.

  • MAKI-E Fountain Pen | YAMADA HEIANDO Lacquerware: Hand-Crafted Imperial Luxury for Japanese Emperor

YAMADA HEIANDO Lacquerware: Hand-Crafted Imperial Luxury for Japanese Emperor

YAMADA HEIANDO Lacquerware: Hand-Crafted Imperial Luxury for Japanese Emperor

About YAMADA HEIANDO:
We Are the Proud Purveyor of LACQUERWARE
to the Japanese Imperial Household.

  • YAMADA HEIANDO is a Japanese lacquerware brand, with more than 90 years of history and traditions. Founded in 1919 in Tokyo, Japan, we have always been serving the finest lacquer items. The extensive lineup ranges from classic sets of tableware to jewelry boxes in luxury, with more than 400 items in total.

    Our customers include: the Japanese Emperor and his Imperial Family, Foreign Embassies of Japan, renowned shrines and temples for worship, major global enterprises, and, of course, private individuals throughout the world.

    In the hope that more people will feel the art of lacquerware, we use only the best materials for our best craftsmen to work in. Genuine URUSHI lacquer in red and black, sparkling MAKI-E gilding in gold, delicate RADEN inlays of mother-of-pearls. We hold pride in possessing such techniques of Japanese traditions, still as unique as they were centuries ago.

MAKI-E Fountain Pen | YAMADA HEIANDO Lacquerware: Hand-Crafted Imperial Luxury for Japanese Emperor

In Special Collaboration with
SAILOR FOUNTAIN PEN

MAKI-E Fountain Pen | YAMADA HEIANDO Lacquerware: Hand-Crafted Imperial Luxury for Japanese Emperor
Sailor Fountain Pen | YAMADA HEIANDO Lacquerware: Hand-Crafted Imperial Luxury for Japanese Emperor

Founded in 1911, Sailor is the first Japanese fountain pen brand to create a 14k gold nib. They are famous especially for their beautiful nibs that offer smooth writability.

All their fountain pens and nibs are hand-crafted by their exclusive craftsmen. They have numbers of traditional techniques that no other brand can introduce.

MAKI-E Fountain Pen | YAMADA HEIANDO Lacquerware: Hand-Crafted Imperial Luxury for Japanese Emperor

Hand-Crafted &
Completely Limited.

Nib in "Naginata Togi" Style.

"Naginata Togi" style nib is Sailor's specialty with reputations that it is the best innovation in fountain pens.

Its unique pen point allows variable line width depending on the writing angle - lower the angle, larger the pen point contact, broader the line.

* Sailor has suspended new orders for all specialty nibs due to high demand. We are one of the limited partners that still hold the trading privilege, and yet we are low on stock with this rare hand-crafted nib. Please inquire just in case if we are out of stock.

MAKI-E Fountain Pen | YAMADA HEIANDO Lacquerware: Hand-Crafted Imperial Luxury for Japanese Emperor
MAKI-E Fountain Pen | YAMADA HEIANDO Lacquerware: Hand-Crafted Imperial Luxury for Japanese Emperor

Quintessence of Traditional Techniques, in Pursuit of Quality.

Sparkling MAKI-E Gilding with
Ultrafine Gold Powders.

  • A renowned decoration technique in Japan's lacquerware creation, MAKI-E gilding applies gold in multiple yet thin layers. We draw pictures by sprinkling ultrafine gold powders over wet lacquer.

    What characterises our MAKI-E gilding is its soothing touch, made possible with our wide variety of gold powders. We have more than 300 variations in total, each with different nuance in size, thickness, and form.

    They have been hammered out from solid gold to 1-1.2/10,000mm, so thin that it lets light shine right through.

  • MAKI-E gilding can be classified further depending on how they are finished: HIRA MAKI-E for a flat finish and TAKA MAKI-E for a high finish.

    In flat HIRA MAKI-E, the design is first drawn on a special tracing paper and then traced onto the undercoated surface in golden lacquer. Various types of fine paint brushes are used, so that gold powders will adhere evenly when sprinkled over.

    The glittering particles are to be put more than thoroughly in multiple sizes, from 0.005mm to 0.3mm in diameter, to ensure complete coverage.

    It is only with craftsmen's exceptional skills to spread lacquer thin and powders uniform that the whole surface stays flat. Smooth to the touch but stunning to the eyes, powdered and plain areas become borderless.

  • Once the lacquer has been dried off in a chamber and excess gold is removed with a soft cotton ball, a clear outline of the design comes up to the surface.

    The sparkling powders are to be covered with additional coats of finishing lacquer, to give the final gloss as well as to protect them from falling off. These coating layers are done extremely thin that the powders' gold texture is still tangible.

  • High TAKA MAKI-E follows basically the same process, except that it has an additional step in the initial design tracing. After painting the design onto the undercoated surface, gold foils are cut in precise patterns and pasted to enhance the design in high relief.

    The surface is then covered with layers of golden lacquer, sparkling powders in the same colour, and finishing lacquer to reflect the glitter of light.

    TAKA MAKI-E is what makes the design three-dimensional, one distinguishing characteristic of traditional Japanese Art.

  • MAKI-E Fountain Pen | YAMADA HEIANDO Lacquerware: Hand-Crafted Imperial Luxury for Japanese Emperor
  • MAKI-E Fountain Pen | YAMADA HEIANDO Lacquerware: Hand-Crafted Imperial Luxury for Japanese Emperor
  • MAKI-E Fountain Pen | YAMADA HEIANDO Lacquerware: Hand-Crafted Imperial Luxury for Japanese Emperor
  • MAKI-E Fountain Pen | YAMADA HEIANDO Lacquerware: Hand-Crafted Imperial Luxury for Japanese Emperor
  • MAKI-E Fountain Pen | YAMADA HEIANDO Lacquerware: Hand-Crafted Imperial Luxury for Japanese Emperor
  • MAKI-E Fountain Pen | YAMADA HEIANDO Lacquerware: Hand-Crafted Imperial Luxury for Japanese Emperor
  • MAKI-E Fountain Pen | YAMADA HEIANDO Lacquerware: Hand-Crafted Imperial Luxury for Japanese Emperor
  • MAKI-E Fountain Pen | YAMADA HEIANDO Lacquerware: Hand-Crafted Imperial Luxury for Japanese Emperor
MAKI-E Fountain Pen | YAMADA HEIANDO Lacquerware: Hand-Crafted Imperial Luxury for Japanese Emperor

URUSHI Lacquer Coating,
Highly Rare and 100% Ecological.

  • URUSHI lacquer is a 100% ecological coating material made from sap of special trees (Rhus Verniciflua). One tree can produce 200ml sap at most in a lifetime, which makes it highly rare.

    The history goes back as far as 3.4 million years to the Stone Age, when URUSHI lacquer was used as an adhesive in Asia. With high resistance even to acid and alkali and a natural tendency to solidify at room temperature, the 100% ecological coating has developed suitable for daily use.

  • It was the Japanese, however, that first recognised the beauty inherent in lacquerware.

    URUSHI lacquer trees may grow in other Asian countries, but Japanese ones are famous for containing the most amount of sparkling component (It is named in Japanese, Urushiol.). Our URUSHI lacquer has 65-70% of shining urushiol in comparison to others' 5-10%.

    The perfectly smooth surface, reflecting the light and sparkling vivid colours. We refined the coating technique to the level where it became nothing but art.

  • MAKI-E Fountain Pen | YAMADA HEIANDO Lacquerware: Hand-Crafted Imperial Luxury for Japanese Emperor
  • Black
    from Nature

    The deep black colour is made by blending clear URUSHI lacquer with mineral-based pigments.

MAKI-E Fountain Pen | YAMADA HEIANDO Lacquerware: Hand-Crafted Imperial Luxury for Japanese Emperor
MAKI-E Fountain Pen | YAMADA HEIANDO Lacquerware: Hand-Crafted Imperial Luxury for Japanese Emperor

3 design variations for your choice.

MAKI-E Fountain Pen | YAMADA HEIANDO Lacquerware: Hand-Crafted Imperial Luxury for Japanese Emperor

Each design is hand-painted with a different touch.

MAKI-E Fountain Pen | YAMADA HEIANDO Lacquerware: Hand-Crafted Imperial Luxury for Japanese Emperor

All fountain pens come in a wooden box made to order.

YAMADA HEIANDO Lacquerware: Hand-Crafted Imperial Luxury for Japanese Emperor
MAKI-E Fountain Pen | YAMADA HEIANDO Lacquerware: Hand-Crafted Imperial Luxury for Japanese Emperor

[ limited edition ]
including Hand-Crafted Bespoke Nib in Sailor's "Naginata Togi" style

MAKI-E Fountain Pen / Gin silver
MAKI-E Fountain Pen / Gin silver
MAKI-E Fountain Pen / Gin silver

MAKI-E Fountain Pen / Gin silverMAKI-E Fountain Pen (Naginata Mannenhitsu Gin Togidashi) / Gin silver

Item number fountain-pen-64-501

Weight140g
Country of originJAPAN
  • Sale price 935.84USD(100,000JPY)

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MAKI-E Fountain Pen / Gin silver lining
MAKI-E Fountain Pen / Gin silver lining
MAKI-E Fountain Pen / Gin silver lining

MAKI-E Fountain Pen / Gin silver liningMAKI-E Fountain Pen (Naginata Mannenhitsu Gin Togidashi) / Gin silver lining

Item number fountain-pen-64-500

Weight140g
Country of originJAPAN
  • Sale price 935.84USD(100,000JPY)

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MAKI-E Fountain Pen / Kin gold
MAKI-E Fountain Pen / Kin gold
MAKI-E Fountain Pen / Kin gold

MAKI-E Fountain Pen / Kin goldMAKI-E Fountain Pen (Naginata Mannenhitsu Kin Nashi-ji) / Kin gold

Item number fountain-pen-64-502

Weight140g
Country of originJAPAN
  • Sale price 935.84USD(100,000JPY)

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