Autumn in Japan is known as Aki and the fall foliage is classified by two different terms: Koyo and Momiji. Koyo describes foliage with red and yellow colors, while Momiji specifically applies to the intensely red maple leaves that are particularly spectacular during the season. The maple leaf symbolizes fall in Japanese culture and its use is widespread. This fountain pen features Togidashi Maki-e technique, where Hira Maki-e techniques are used to create the main design. Then the body is completely covered with Urushi lacquer, and after drying the design is revealed by burnishing the lacquer with charcoal.