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The Garden of Tranquility

The Connoisseur

Limited Edition of 9 Pens

Nibs 18K   Available in F/M/B
Eye-dropper filling mechanism

AP Limited Editions presents a visually stunning and technically brilliant feature – The Garden of Tranquility, a masterpiece in Maki-e; crafted in a medley of various techniques.

This exotic composition celebrates the beauty of the blooming Sakura Tree and the beautiful birds and colorful butterflies that serenade life and inspire the soul. Many interesting techniques of Maki-e have been used in this composition including Taka Maki-e and Raden craft to create contrast and three-dimensional effects. The skill of the Maki-e Shi is evident in the elusive and expert application of inlay of Colored shells, Mother of Pearl and different sized Gold powders and Silver powder to create subtle and bold variations that enliven the senses.