Silver filigree work on a fountain pen. Interesting subject, made more so by a near complete lack of knowledge about the same. When did the practise begin? Who were the artisans who perfected the art? Where can one get one, if one so desired? The background din, is near deafening.
Vintage Indian ebonite fountain pens, anyone? “What is your greatest regret as a fountain pen collector?” asked the young lady who had come to take my interview. “Regret”? I heard myself mumbling far away, for her question had hit me straight in the solar plexus. “Fountain pen collecting, on