Maestro Tahitian Black MOP FM
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There are makers who can produce pens with short-cut pieces of mother of pearl. However, we believe that the hard-to-achieve aesthetics of single-cut long panels of black Tahitian mother of pearl create a stunning effect.
It was very challenging for our design team to find a solution on how to produce an entire pen from these single-cut long panels of mother of pearl. Not only was the cost of sourcing the longest Tahitian mother of pearl available a serious issue, but also the technical skill involved with carefully cutting each panel in an ideal straight line, cementing each panel on the barrel, and then polishing each barrel to ensure an ideally round object was the greatest obstacle of all.
However, we believed that it was still possible to overcome these obstacles. The inspiration for this was a vintage French pen based on the principles of Nicolas Bion, the royal instrument craftsman to King Louis XIV and one of the earliest known European fountain pen artisans.
In 2018 Xezo embarked on this project, but it wasn't until 2020-2021 that we were able to overcome technical issues and produce pens made with single-cut long panels of Tahitian black mother of pearl. Each of these very unique pens are serialized and entirely handmade. The mother of pearl we use is a natural material, and every panel is unique. Due to this, some distinctions in the colors and textures in these pens may occur, helping make your pen one of a kind.
These pens feature a round shape and a smooth, glossy finish that brings out the deep undertones in the Tahitian mother of pearl. There is no clear coating on top of the pearl material; it is instead a result of an intensive hand-polishing procedure that showcases the pure beauty of untreated, polished oceanic mother of pearl.
Each pen has 18K gold-plated brass fittings. This fountain pen is fitted with a 0.5 mm medium-point silky smooth stainless steel nib.
We truly hope that this pen will be a reflection of the connoisseur’s taste of its owner.
|Model Name||Maestro Tahitian Black MOP FM|
|Nib||Line width: Medium (0.5 mm).
Stainless steel nib with iridium point.
|Body||Solid brass with handmade long panels of Tahitian black mother of pearl|
|Features||Long single-cut panels of Tahitian black mother of pearl.
18k gold-plated brass fittings.
Every pen is unique and serialized.
|Length Posted||174 mm / 6.85 in|
|Length Capped||145 mm / 5.71 in|
|Weight||45.3 g / 1.6 oz|
|Packaging||Gift box, pouch, 4 cartridges, piston converter, certificates, and 3-year warranty card|
|Refills||Xezo Fountain Cartridges|
|Warranty||Every Xezo writing instrument is guaranteed against all defects in workmanship and parts for 3 years from date of sale. Additional 2-year and 4-year warranty coverage plans can be purchased separately from Xezo.|
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