"Aware" Fountain Pen Collection

Bamboo Fountain Pens with Urushi Lacquer Finish hand made in small serial for direct order and retail. The design is named "AWARE". Note that shape, length and diameter of barrel and cap can vary slightly. AWARE - The Asian concept of impermanence has also given rise to a certain Japanese aesthetic ideal called aware. Aware amounts to a moment, circumstance, or happening, which arouses an deep, “sentimental melancholy.” In Japanese poetry, it’s often associated with autumn and the impermanence of the relative world. That this is seen as a desirable quality, in contrast to how Westerners sometimes view the transient character of nature, is an sign of the uniqueness of Japanese art.

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