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Faber-Castell Pen Of The Year 2023 Ancient Egypt

Faber-Castell Pen Of The Year 2023 Ancient Egypt

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Being produced in 375 numbered pieces worldwide, the new Faber-Castell Pen Of The Year 2023 Ancient Egypt Limited Edition will be arriving in October 2023. Each pen is equipped with an 18k solid gold nib in your choice of Fine, Medium, or Broad. Regrinds to finer tipping sizes are also available from us.

While our complimentary nib tuning and optional nib customizations are available as usual, we can also provide this pen unopened and untouched in its original packaging. Collectors wishing this option should indicate this in the notes when ordering.

Faber-Castell provides the following information on the new Pen Of The Year 2023 Ancient Egypt Limited Edition, which is also equipped with a high-capacity plunger filling system:

The Pen of the Year 2023 is inspired by ancient Egypt - a civilized culture with an impressive 3,000-year-old history that fascinates people with its many unsolved mysteries. Decorative hieroglyphs of 12 myth-enshrouded deities from ancient Egypt adorn the barrel. The reconstructed blue lapis lazuli inlaid in the end piece shines bright and turns each of the 375 fountain pens into a unique piece. Packaged with lapis lazuli ink bottle.

Each limited edition tells the tales of eras and peoples whose deeds shaped the history of humanity. The people of ancient Egypt called their home Kemet (meaning “Black Land”): Every year in the summer months, the earth was flooded and fertilized by the dark silt of the Nile River. The Kingdom of Egypt in northern Africa arose from this origin with its pharaohs, pyramids, and deities.

Crown

The first element of the Pen of the Year 2023, the cap, draws inspiration from one of the most famous art treasures of ancient Egypt: Nefertiti's tall crown. The shape of her headpiece was rare and was a symbol of her position of power.

Lotus

The engraved pattern of the lotus on the end piece of the Pen of the Year 2023 represents regeneration and rebirth, because the petals close up every day and sink into the water as the sun goes down, only to rise up once again as the sun comes back up. As one of the most significant symbols in ancient Egypt, the delicate plant graced alabaster vessels, jewelry and columns.

Gold

Gold was the symbol of power and wealth in Ancient Egypt and can be found in impressive pieces of jewelry, tools, vessels, and masks. The famous Eye of Horus is engraved in a 24-carat-gold-plated disc on the end piece of the Pen of the Year 2023. The god Horus' left eye, known as the eye of the moon, is seen as a symbol for healing, protection, perfection, and power.

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