Merging classic style with a
modern aesthetic, Nakaya Deskpens are one of the best examples
yet of this company's ability to combine elegant form with exceptional
functionality. Currently available in Black, dark red Aka-Tamenuri,
reddish-black Kuro-Tamenuri, brown-green Heki-tamenuri, matte black Sumi, and in other colors via special
order, these pens make a striking statement when placed in their
The Deskpen in Black is $400. The Deskpens in Aka-tamenuri, Kuro-tamenuri, and Heki-tamenuri are $450, and the newest Deskpen, in Ao-tamenuri is also $650. The Deskpen in Sumi is $760. Matching Deskpen stands are available - see below.
Sensible and elegant packaging
have been a hallmark of Nakaya. All Nakaya pens come packaged
in handcrafted finery, as painstakingly constructed as the pens
they protect. The heavy decorative rice paper, simple solid
softwood shipping box, and fabric pouch make a lovely presentation
for these Nakaya Urushi pens.
The Aka-Tamenuri, Black, Heki-tamenuri, and Kuro-tamenuri desk pen holders
are$140.00, the Ao-tamenuri is $210.00, while the special Sumi version sells for $550. Nakaya's regular Writer and Cigar model pens
can also, in cap-off position, be used in any of these stands.
Nakaya also indicates that the these Desk Pen Stands can be used with pens made by other manufacturers. These include the Aurora Optima, Mini Optima, Talentum, and 88; the Caran d'Ache Dumas and Leman; the Cross ATX and Verve; the Lamy Persona, 2000, Accent, and Ambition; the Montblanc 146; the Parker Duofold Centennial; the Pelikan M1000 and M800; the Platinum President and Briar; the Sailor 1911; and the Waterman Exception, Edson, Expert, and Phileas.