Sunday, March 24, 2013
Thursday, March 21, 2013
In Asia, the dragonfly symbolizes summer and autumn and am admired and respected all over, so much so that the Samurai use it as a symbol of power, agility and best of all, Victory.
It is also also associate with prosperity, harmony and as a good luck charm.
The Namiki Kachimushi Dragonfly Limited Edition is limited to 150 individually numbered worldwide. It will be available locally from April 2013.
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Sailor Co. Japan and Morriki Ikki collaborated to create the "Season Under Star" project. At the time of writing, we do not know if this project will consist of four pens to show case the four seasons or it will just one.
We asked but received no feedback till date. We suspect the deciding factor for the next pen(s) is the sales performance of this Sailor King Of Pen (KOP) Winter Under The Star Limited Edition.
Sunday, March 17, 2013
Sunday, March 10, 2013
The first shipment landed last week, and we managed to pick up a few of our favor colors.
Friday, March 8, 2013
With this new raden maki-e vanishing point, it make the first raden maki-e a good collector value from price point perspective.
I think the Minamo raden is the nicer of the two.