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In kuro tamenuri-roiro migaki with an 18c bold nib ground to cursive italic! It will never leave my desk! It's beautiful!

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In kuro tamenuri-roiro migaki with an 18c bold nib ground to cursive italic! It will never leave my desk! It's beautiful!

 

I have no idea what you are talking about but congratulations (and perhaps a picture so I can get jealous)?

"Ask not what you can do for your country. Ask what's for lunch" Orson Welles

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No camera sadly. I have pics that Ernest sent me but can't post em...on a cellphone.

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No camera sadly. I have pics that Ernest sent me but can't post em...on a cellphone.

 

You tease us unmercifully! happyberet.gif

...writing only requires focus, and something to write on. —John August

...and a pen that's comfortable in the hand.—moi

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The pen is an Edison Mina Extended and the technique is a Kuro Tamenuri in high gloss polish.

 

Here are some photos:

 

http://www.hakuminurushi.com/storage/fpnet/20110416/capped.jpg

 

http://www.hakuminurushi.com/storage/fpnet/20110416/uncapped.jpg

 

http://www.hakuminurushi.com/storage/fpnet/20110416/closeup.jpg

 

 

Thanks!

Ern.

Edited by SJM1123

Check out the new Edison/Hakumin Collaboration: The Urushi Mina Project

To see more projects, or to inquire about a custom urushi pen, visit: www.hakuminurushi.com

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SJM1123: Oh that Edison is gorgeous!

 

Heraclitus - colour me jealous

"Ask not what you can do for your country. Ask what's for lunch" Orson Welles

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Thank you for posting those photos, Ernest! Gorgeous.

heraclitus682: what a beautiful choice you made!

...writing only requires focus, and something to write on. —John August

...and a pen that's comfortable in the hand.—moi

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The clipless Mina Extended is perfectly suited for a urushi treatment. What neat design!

 

Thanks for the pics sjm1123!

 

Still waiting for a thorough review complete with pics and writing sample. :)

 

Cheer and enjoy!

rj

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Beautiful pen!

 

Would I be correct in assuming that the nibs of the Edison/Hakumin Urushi pens are interchangeable with those of the regular Edison Pen line (excepting the Mina, of course, which has a smaller nib)?

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Beautiful pen! Would I be correct in assuming that the nibs of the Edison/Hakumin Urushi pens are interchangeable with those of the regular Edison Pen line (excepting the Mina, of course, which has a smaller nib)?
Yup. All Edison nibs are interchangable except the Mina and Extended Mina.
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That is a lovely pen, and a marvelous work of art. It looks like some serious competition for Nakaya and Danitrio.
Yup. To my eye the urushi work on this pen is a little nicer than what i've seen on a previous Nakaya i've owned...but that's just my opinion. Don't want to start a flame war.
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Holy smokes, that's an Edison!! Fantastic looking pen. :thumbup:

heraclitus682, I might have to agree with you, from the photos, that's as nice a gloss as any other comparable finish I've seen.

JELL-O, IT'S WHATS FOR DINNER!

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I just contacted Ernest about doing something similar to a Herald I have. I think this guy is going to be BIG in the pen world.

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Let's see if I've got this figured out. You bought an Extended Mina from Edison Pens, and either you or Edison shipped it to Japan for urishi treatment. I'm assuming you have to have chosen an ebonite material for urishi to be done on. Is that correct? Do you have an contact email to share for the urishi work? I'd like to contact the artist about doing something for me. TIA, Jim

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