Leonardo offers a new collection in ebonite, a special limited edition that adopts one of the oldest and most fascinating techniques used in the world of writing instruments, the Guilloché, in this case of Italian manufacture. For this latest “Audace” Leonardo has chosen to enhance the Art Nouveau movement or also known as Liberty or Jugendstil style in Germany and Switzerland.
The meaning of Audace: This word has a close link with Leonardo’s productive and creative work, the meaning is linked to creativity and the courage to break the mold while always maintaining an indissoluble bond with the roots of the land that hosts and inspires Leonardo, Italy.
This edition comes in 2 classic and captivating shades, Intense Black and Red Granata, both in ebonite made in Germany. The Guilloché is soft and elegant with an “Ondona” big wave motif. The Intense Black is limited to only 223 pieces and the Red Granata is limited to only 123 pieces worldwide.
The Art Nouveau Audace Guilloché 2023 is equipped with an internal piston filling mechanism with the possibility of disassembly with the Leonardo wrench (not included)
The gold nib with Japanese ebonite feed of the Art Nouveau Audace Guilloché 2023 is available in sizes EF, F, M, B, Stub 1.1 and in Elastic EF or F grades. The nib is avaialble with both a #6 and #8 sized La Fenice nib.
And the story goes on… A family tradition. Leonardo Officina Italiana is a forge, a laboratory where experience and craftsmanship are mixed giving life to “pleasure”, the pleasure of writing. Over 45 years of experience in the field of writing instruments, handed down from father to son, from generation to generation. Today Leonardo Officina Italiana works on emotional and vintage projects, taking up the old loading systems, the materials and the working techniques that once characterized the craft of the craftsman. The Leonardo pens have a soul, a human warmth that only passion can give. The fountain pen carved into the material is certainly this detail that differentiates us on the world market. Each Leonardo collection is hand made in Italy.