Nakaya Piccolo Writer Ishime-Kanshitsu Kikyo

This stone-finish fountain pen, seen here in the Kikyo color, is a pleasure to hold and touch. The surface, including the gripping section, has just the right combination of smooth and textured finishes to feel great between the fingers.

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The stone-finish texture is carried all the way through to the gripping section, where it is felt while writing. This model, the Writer is available in several clip and nib platings. 

Notice the amazing surface. This is the feel that you will want to keep holding in between you fingers.


This pen can be filled with bottled fountain pen ink using the provided converter. Nakaya pens can also use Platinum brand ink cartridges. Hand-painted Maki-e converters are also available.

The Piccolo Writer in Ishime-Kanshitsu Kikyo can be furnished with any of the standard range of Nakaya 14k nibs: Extra Fine, Fine, Medium, Broad, and Extra Broad, with Fine Soft, Medium Soft, and Super Extra Fine nibs also available. Plated and two-tone nibs are also available at additional cost, as are rhodium, ruthenium, and rose gold plated clips. These smooth-writing nibs are also well-suited to customizations including Architect's, Stub, Cursive Italic, or Left Oblique, as well as the modification for added flexibility.

Decorative rice paper, a simple solid softwood shipping box decorated with Japanese Kanji script, and a fabric pen "kimono" are all included with this pen, making it a lovely presentation item. 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.

Measurements & Specifications

Clip With Clip
Cap Type Threaded
Closed Length 5.1"
Postable Postable With Caution
Posted Length 6.3"
Barrel Length 3.7"
Section Diameter 0.4"
Cartridge Capacity 1.5 ml
Converter Capacity 0.5 ml
Ink Capacity 1.5 ml
Filling System Cartridge-Converter
Pen Weight 23.3 g
Barrel Diameter 0.6
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.
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