Visconti HOMO SAPIENS DARK AGE OVER 23ct palladium nib fine


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Brand: Visconti


  • the Visconti lava compound is Virtually unbreakable, with a high degree of resilience
  • The contrast between the trims in glossy black and the compound material in matt dark grey give to the pen an impressive modern elegance
  • The Lava material is a natural material; when daily used, the pen keeps its original dark grey color. If the pen is not used for a while or exposed to strong light it can become light grey.

Details: Visconti conceived the Homo Sapiens writing instruments line for real writers, for those to whom the fountain pen continues to represent a travelling mate, a daily friend to share with the same civilization that writing contributed to create. The material in this pen is as antique and natural as the world: lava from the Etna volcano. in south Italy. Nevertheless, it has several characteristics that render it unique in the manufacturing of writing instruments. Visconti has successfully produced a material containing pure basaltic lava, catalysed together with resin in a formula – patented thus obviously kept secret -whose extraordinary characteristics practically transforms it into a material perfectly fit to writing instruments.