NEW FOR 2009!
Mandarin Yellow Plumage
The Mandarin Yellow is a new finish
to compliment our Plumage Series. The Grey Plumage was featured on the
cover of the Robb Report Collection, 2009 Design Preview. Conway
Stewart has taken the original Plumage design and transformed it with
vibrant shades of bright yellow, creating the perfect tribute to the
is considered as a desirable colour and is used to symbolize wisdom,
joy and happiness. People of high intellect tend to favour this colour.
Yellow daffodils are a symbol of unrequited love and in many countries
yellow roses signifies strong feelings of pure joy, gladness, happiness
and platonic friendship.
art and collecting throughout the world, the shade of bright yellow is
known as Mandarin Yellow and finds its origins in the colours used in
glazing porcelain ware in China. This particular yellow is a glowing,
bright shade, and has been adapted to be an extremely popular finish
for fine writing instruments, enamel work, Faberge eggs, and paintings
throughout the twentieth century.
Mandarin Yellow Plumage features both panels of vivid Mandarin Yellow
enamel as well as intricately engraved panels that are highlighted by
translucent enamel in a slightly deeper shade. The contrast between the
two tones of yellow is perfectly accented by the brightly polished
sterling silver trim. The Plumage Series is based on the popular Model
100, a classically shaped pen that has won awards for its design. The
Plumage is crafted from hallmarked solid sterling silver rods, each
piece being turned to exacting specifications and then carefully
finished by our engravers before being enamelled. The result is a
perfectly balanced pen that exudes quality in every aspect, from the
weight and balance to the gleaming surface of polished sterling silver
and vibrant enamel.
Conway Stewart prides itself in its
working relationship with the best of English craftsmanship. The artist
for our precious metal enamelled series is known for his creativity and
design in jewellery, plaques and trophies.
Robert Glover M.A. RCA., has been published
in numerous industry titles and is the recipient of many notable awards
and presentations. His works include major television awards, the famous and iconic
Brit-Awards trophy for the UK music industry, exclusive corporate and
Glover's previous commissions include: A large
silver salver presentation to the chairman of Hyundai ship building
goblets given to HRH Princess Grace of Monaco; A large silver gilt and
enamelled plaque for the Cunard Flag Ship QE2; Silverware for Her
Majesty the Queen Elizabeth II; Silverware celebrating HRH the Prince
Charles' and Princess Diana's Royal wedding; Silverware for HM the
Queen Mother's birthday celebrations; Regimental silverware for the
Parachute Regiment and the Brigade of Guards.
The hallmarked solid sterling silver
construction of cap, barrel and front section are set off with our
popular 18 carat gold nib, accented with rhodium plating and available
in eight nib widths allowing the ideal choice for your individual
handwriting style. Ink is delivered via the reliable converter
cartridge system. Every attention to detail has been taken to ensure
that the Plumage is not only a visually perfect pen, but one ideally
suited for everyday use.
Mandarin Yellow Plumage has an ergonomic shape, slightly tapered and is
a mid sized pen that rests perfectly in the hand, a perfect harmony of
balance and elegance for ease of writing.
Mandarin Yellow Plumage is a wonderful opportunity to experience the
finest in English craftsmanship in a truly exclusive fine writing
Available through your local retailer on March 23, 2009
Plumage Limited Edition
The Plumage is inspired by the past use
of large ornamental feathers as quills and the French word for the
fountain pen 'plume'. As with the previous editions in the Elegance
series, the Plumage is constructed of solid precious metal. The
hallmarked solid sterling silver cap and barrel are carefully engraved
with an intricate pattern and accented by a hand applied rich enamel.
clean sophisticated design draws the eye along both cap and barrel.
Each panel is carefully stylised in the shape of a fountain pen nib
with an ornate and abstract quill feather pattern in the background.
This design is further enhanced by alternating shades of gray crisply
outlined in brightly polished sterling silver. The depth of each panel
is set off with a graceful extra fine diamond point pattern cut deeply
into this precious metal.
rich two-tone gray colours of the enamel provide the perfect finishing
touch to this understated and sophisticated fine writing instrument.
The cap and barrel are hand polished to a lustrous gleaming surface ensuring writing with the Plumage a wonderful experience.
Evolution Limited Edition
Conway Stewart has completed a three year
program to develop this unique and revolutionary system that allows you to
adjust the balance of your pen to suit your personal handwriting style.
If you use your pen
extensively this can reduce fatigue and help produce consistency. It can also be
used to produce heavier or lighter strokes to complement and enhance your
personal writing style.
"Nominee in the
pen that makes the most of metal