Handmade Ballpoint Pen, Acrylic & Wood Series, Zelkova


These ballpoint pens are made of precious wood grew up in Japan. Variety of trees grow up in the environment of Japan, where nearly 70% of the land is mountains and forests. Those precious woods are processed and made by hand to ballpoint pens.

Acrylic & Wood Series is made by combining acrylic material with precious wood, followed by rubbing down and polishing to make surface smooth. All processes are done by hand by craftsmen. Each item has its own theme given by designers. It’s also nice for a gift.

Theme of this item is “Hawaiian Mist”.

Wood Material

Japanese zelkova (species of elm-like tree, Zelkova serrata)

Features of the material

Japanese zelkova has been regarded as the best wood among broad-leaved trees. This wood is durable with little distortion in any condition, and it has powerful and beautiful woody texture. Therefore, it has been widely used as structural materials especially for traditional wooden building like shrines and temples. This wood is also very hard, so is practical for a material of the pen body.

About Acrylic Material

Acrylic resin is the most durable material among plastics. It is also excellent in transparency.
This material has 10-16 times shock resistance than glass.
Doesn’t get damaged by ultraviolet ray; it won’t deteriorate for more than 10-20 years.
It’s more transparent than glass; light transmittance of glass is 92%, whilst that of acrylic resin is 93%.
Adaptive temperature is -40℃ to +60℃ (-40 to 140F)

Item size: 13.5cm x 1.5cm / 5.3in x 0.6in
Line color and size: Black 0.7mm
Refill: Cross type
Made in Japan