Pelikan Limited Edition Maki-e Seven Treasures Fountain Pen M nib
Maki-e is the art of Japanese lacquer painting and is renowned
for its beauty and artistry. The Pelikan Maki-e ”Seven Treasures“
fountain pen uses Togidashi-Taka-Maki-e that combines both
Taka-Maki-e and Togidashi-Maki-e techniques.
Seven Treasures are listed in the Buddhist scriptures. The typical
seven treasures are gold, silver, lapis lazuli, crystal, giant clam,
coral, and agate.
The Seven Treasures are expressed on this Pelikan M1000
as auspicious omen motifs by drawing additional fortunate
items such as treasure roll, treasure-house lock, and cherry
blossoms. By this, the Pelikan Maki-e ”Seven Treasures“
fountain pen is a collection of symbols which are believed to
bring good fortune and are often used for Japanese traditional
The Pelikan Maki-e ”Seven Treasures“ fountain pen is a
masterpiece that combines the craftsmanship of Pelikan
Germany based on 180 years of tradition and technology
coupled with superior Japanese traditional Maki-e painting
techniques. Each pen has the Pelikan logo on the crown,
a limited edition number, and the artist’s signature drawn
in by hand using Maki-e techniques. The ”Seven Treasures“
is limited to 123 pieces worldwide. Each fountain pen is
equipped with an 18 carat, two-tone gold nib and is encased
in a traditional Japanese pen box made of paulownia wood.