The Dafoe Model in Silk : Pink Djinn
This dusky beauty has depths and shadows that hint at mischief and magic. My mom would have called this colour dirty pink, but it doesn’t do her justice. A Djinn is more mysterious, dating back to ancient Islamic mythology and theology and …
… every time I conjure up a name and go searching for it in the web, I come across a gaming reference. In gaming lore, a Djinn is a human-type being (with tattoos, naturally) that can read people’s deepest desires and cause them to hallucinate that they are living in an alternate reality.
So this pen, the fourth in our Dafoe Model: Silk series, is reminiscent, not of a Disney-type genie but more of a spirit with a dark side and the power to bewitch. I like that: A Pink Djinn … a spirit with the power to bewitch.
The black section has been made to fit a Bock #6 nib., however Dave would happily make you a section for a Jowo #6 if you prefer.
Each of pens in The Dafoe Model in Silk series is unique. They are made from handpainted silk ribbons which have been set in a random pattern in resin, with the colour of the resin specifically mixed by us to complement the silk in that particular pen.
As to why we have called this The Dafoe Model, it is named after one of the bravest and strongest heroines in the world today, Janet Dafoe. She is the mother of Whitney Dafoe, (we named our first model The Whitney), and is often out of the limelight, yet a devoted mom who, together with her husband Ron keeps their son alive. She is a respected psychologist in her own right with a PhD, and is now also an activist raising awareness about ME/CFS. She is seen as the mother of the ME/CFS community and is always offering support and encouragement to people with this disease. Here is a link to a well-written article about the family’s journey.
Nib: Bock #6. Please select Fine, Medium or Broad in the check-out. Polished steel and bi-color (i.e. steel & gold) are both available. (Please DM me if you would like to customise the section.)
Refill type: Standard international fountain pen converter (supplied) or ink cartridge.
Dimensions: Total length (closed): 152 mm (6″). Length (pen only, no cap): 140 mm (5.5″). Diameter at widest point (excl. cap): 15.4 mm (0.6″). Length of section: 26 mm (1 “). Diameter of section at narrowest point: 10,2 mm (0,4 “). Cap thread: 14 mm (0.55″).
Within South Africa, we offer a flat rate of R125 for couriering smaller items.
International shipping is via a courier or express postage with a tracking number and should take around 10 – 20 working days. Pens are securely packed and insured.
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