Pelikan has launched a new and exclusive piece of the Maki-e line: Peacock, a limited edition of 111 units that combines the craftsmanship of Pelikan Germany with exquisite techniques of traditional Japanese painting. This piece is elaborated in Japanese lacquered Maki-e art, famous for its beauty and sophistication. Peacock, like its name, is based on the peacock one of the most beautiful birds in the world that stands out for its brightly colored feathers when it spreads its wings, and is considered a symbol of luck. Peacock has been designed using the Kaga-Togidashi-Maki-e technique, first the piece is given a black bath using the Japanese lacquer Urushi. The design is sprinkled with gold or silver powder, finally, the artist draws the colorful feathers and the pen is carefully polished. This limited edition features a bicolour 18K gold nib, the limited edition number is engraved, the hand-drawn artist's signature and Pelikan logo on the cap. The fountain pen is encased in a traditional Japanese gift box which is made of Paulownia wood.