Faber Castell Pen of The Year 2011
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Bringer of luck, symbol of power, elixir of immortality Jade has always been surrounded by a special aura. This unique symbolic and creative energy naturally predestined the green gemstone for a special role in celebrating Faber Castell's 250th anniversary. Eight segments of jade grace the Pen of the Year 2011, symbolizing the eight generations that have made their mark on the family firm to date. With reference to the year 1761 when Faber-Castell was founded, the exclusive edition is limited to 1761 pens.
The Pen of the Year 2011 uses Russian jade, or nephrite. The emerald-coloured stones are delicately mottled; their deep green exhibits some unusually appealing shadings. Numerous processing steps are required before a piece of jade can be inserted into the Pen of the Year. From the first slice of the raw stone to the final polish, the craftsman must recognize its unique nuances and bring out jade