The Finest Expressions of Traditional Lacquer Art on Perfect Writing Instruments that tell a story...
Traditional Lacquer Art from Japan which dates back over 1400 years.
There are but a few living legends skilled at this unique and rare art form. The AP Limited Editions Pens crafted in this tradition are true heirlooms.View All
Traditional Lacquer Art from Japan.
Chinkin is a very specialized Japanese Lacquer Art technique that involves engraving fine decorative designs on a lacquer surface and the extensive use of Gold powders. AP Limited Editions prides itself on bringing this heritage art tradition to its fullest expression.
Sakura Lacquer Art is the AP Limited Editions' tribute to first time collectors and others who appreciate Japanese Lacquer Art. These pens are crafted using a unique process that involves the initial layers screen printed on the pen and hand touched up with Hira Maki-e and lacquer.View All
Urushi is the 'luxurious' sap found in the Urushi tree native to Japan. The AP Limited Editions Pens crafted in unique techniques of Urushi Lacquer Art are subtle and elegant.