In Tame-Sukashi technique, layers of clear, smooth Urushi lacquer are applied over a painted motif, giving a striking blue-green finish - it is similar to Tame-Nuri technique, in which lacquer is applied over a solid color. The underlying motif in Tame-Sukashi will become more promiment over time as the Urushi lacquer ages and becomes more transparent.
With its intricate dragon motif and striking blue-green finish, the Nakaya Long Writer Tame-sukashi "Seiryu" Blue Dragon takes fountain pens to a whole new level.
The nature of this color material is such that the longer the pen is used, the more the motif "ascends", becoming more and more evident. This gives double meaning to the "ascending" dragon, which also climbs up the pen in pursuit of the flaming pears, seen on the gripping section.
Nakaya pens can be filled with bottled fountain pen ink using the provided converter, and can also use Platinum brand ink cartridges. Hand-painted Maki-e converters are also available.
Though the entire range of Nakaya nibs is made available, the rhodium-plated nib pictured here matches the cool color scheme of the finish on the Tame-sukashi "Seiryu" Blue Dragon.
The heavy decorative rice paper, simple solid softwood shipping box, and fabric pen pouch make a lovely presentation for these Nakaya Urushi pens. Sensible and elegant packaging has long been a hallmark of the Nakaya brand.
Unless requested otherwise, each pen or nib you purchase from us will be carefully examined, tested, and optimized for your personal writing characteristics before it ships.
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To order this pen with personalizations such as roll stoppers, zogan inlays, and custom kanji calligraphy, please click here.
Minimum production time for personalized pens is usually four to six months, and a nonrefundable sixty percent deposit is required.