Write This Way

Namiki pens (www.namiki.com) are more than writing implements; in the Yukari Royale collection, each fountain pen is an artistic creation. Hand-painted in the ancient Togidashi and Taka-maki-e lacquering techniques, the pens display elaborate scenes from nature interpreted in a Japanese style. Nibs are 18-karat gold and accented with rhodium. Prices range between $3,500 and $5,500, depending on the design.