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Introduction to Maki-e

Over a thousand years of history and celebrated worldwide, Maki-e is perhaps one of the best-known styles of lacquering in the world. Please read on to discover my fascination with this age-old technique. Well, ladies and gentlemen, I must confess I am not the foremost expert on this topic! However, […]

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The History of Montegrappa

We’re taking further our series of articles based on the history of the most famous brands in the pen industry and today’s article is about Montegrappa. An incredible brand that has been writing history since 1912 must have incredible stories to tell. Already known all over the world for all […]

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Esterbrook: An American Icon

If ever there was a fountain pen so beloved that modern collectors searched for them, or a fountain pen that is so highly regarded that some of the most notable historical 20th century figures used their pens, Esterbrook would be that pen. From a span of about 100 years, Esterbrook […]