Steampunk is retro-futuristic and anachronistic tech-based aesthetics, drawing deeply on steam-powered elements of the 19th century – of the Victorian era, of the Wild West – which had begun as a subgenre of science fiction. Though the term Steampunk was coined by science fiction author K W Jeter as late
The Souverän is one who has sovereign power, as in to “be a sovereign “. It also refers to one who has a commanding knowledge of one’s field. There is, withour doubt a regal air about the term – its very phoenetics, is royal. The Souverän range of pens from
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.
Manoj Deshmukh makes the perfect storm for me! The Parker Duofold, many aficionados opine, is the ultimate icon. With its girth and height, its bright red-orange exterior and stunning looks, it must have been quite a rage when it was introduced for the first time in 1921. Priced pretty steeply
Onoto, Oxford and Cambridge, the quintessentially British search for excellence! Oxford and Cambridge, the two oldest universities in the United Kingdom, according to popular lore, are bitterly pitted against each other – a rivalry, raconteurs add gleefully, that dates back centuries. Perhaps the fact that both were founded about 800
An Onoto Cambridge Pen is the perfect gift to acknowledge the momentous achievement of graduating from Cambridge University. A pen that will be treasured for a lifetime, and cherished by future generations. The University of Cambridge Range An exclusive range of pens was created by Onoto for the University of Cambridge to commemorate its 800th