Some pens keep secrets.

If no one else sees it, why make it beautiful?

Nakaya maki-e goldfish converter

Because it makes the ink ripple as it swims.

Nakaya goldfish, closeup

Because it traces curves in the air as it falls.

Nakaya maki-e autumn leaves converter

Nakaya autumn leaves, closeup

Because it blooms into words.


Because a petal is always welcome.


(Nakaya maki-e converters are the pen world’s equivalent of exquisite lingerie. No one else knows you’re wearing it, but your smile has a little more sparkle.)