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Sakura Wood Screw Cap Fountain Pen - Yasutaka Takeuchi

Sale price$120.00 USD

2 in stock

This exquisite Japanese fountain pen is crafted from Yamazakura, the wild cherry wood that symbolizes the quintessence of native cherry species in Japan. Its heartwood features a soft reddish-brown hue that exudes a gentle aura. Sakura, Japan's national flower, not only heralds the arrival of spring but also holds a cherished place in the culture.

Yamazakura wood is revered for its delicate beauty and subtle grain, reflecting the fleeting splendor of cherry blossoms. While not as dense as some exotic hardwoods, it offers a lighter feel that is both comfortable and pleasing in hand, embodying the spirit of Japanese aesthetics.

This pen is fitted with a medium nib from Germany's DAYACOM, ensuring a flawless writing experience. It features a converter system that allows for the use of either ink cartridges or direct ink refills, catering to various preferences. For those who appreciate the warmth of nature and the skilled craftsmanship of Yasutaka Takeuchi, this fountain pen comes highly recommended.

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Details

  • Brand: Yasutaka Takeuchi
  • Quantity: 1 pen & 1 ink cartridge
  • Length(Pen):  5.1 inches / 13 cm
  • Weight(Pen): 1.2 oz / 34 g
  • Nib: DAYACOM Iridium Point Nib(Germany)
  • Nib Size: Medium
  • Filling System: Converter(Cartridge and Piston) - DAYACOM
  • Ink cartridge: Compatible with common European standard ink cartridges
  • Note:
    1. Please note that the nib design of the fountain pens may vary. While some may feature a gold finish, others may have a silver-colored exterior.
    2. Please note that each of our wooden pens is uniquely crafted and may vary slightly.

Yasutaka Takeuchi: Master of Handcrafted Pens

Yasutaka Takeuchi, born in 1981 in Mie Prefecture, is a craftsman who has inherited the essence of traditional Japanese calligraphy brushes, a skill passed down from his grandfather's generation. From a young age, Takeuchi harbored a deep admiration for brush artisans, leading him to apprentice under his uncle after graduating high school. Despite shifting to a stable office job upon marriage, his passion for craftsmanship never waned.

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Self-taught, Takeuchi embarked on creating brush prototypes from scratch. His journey into pen-making began serendipitously while researching turning techniques online, where he stumbled upon a pen that captured his imagination.

Takeuchi applies the meticulous craftsmanship of traditional calligraphy brush making, carefully selecting materials and painstakingly shaping and polishing each piece by hand. His pens transcend mere writing instruments, becoming works of art that inspire creativity and innovation in their users.

His pens embody the pinnacle of Takeuchi's craftsmanship, merging Japanese tradition with the artisan's dedication. Owning and using one of Takeuchi's pens is not just about experiencing the joy and pleasure of a fine writing instrument but also about connecting with the rich traditions and passionate spirit of a Japanese craftsman. Yasutaka Takeuchi's handcrafted pens are more than just tools; they are a valuable addition to any collection, symbolizing the fusion of Japanese tradition and artisanal passion.

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Sakura Wood Screw Cap Fountain Pen - Yasutaka Takeuchi Sale price$120.00 USD