The Opus 88 Premium Shell pens are the first high-end pens by the brand. The brass pens have been decorated with materials created from shells, such as green abalone and black and white mother of pearl. To make the beautiful shell parts stand out even more, the cap, section and finial are made of a contrasting satin black resin. The metal details on the pen are silver coloured.
The Opus 88 Premium Shell Black Mother of Pearl Fountain pen uses a cartridge/converter system and features a stainless steel #6 JoWo nib.
Masterfully engineered to serve both form and function, Opus 88 pens transcend mere communication to reflect the artistry that is the written word. For over two decades, founder Michael Hsu has personally and painstakingly crafted each pen to exacting standards, selectively building his Opus 88 label for discering clientele. Those who recognize the power and beauty of an exquisite writing instrument appreciate his work. Since 1988, as an OEM/ODM supplier, Michael has earned a reputaion for excellence.
Opus 88 is a Taiwanese company. The name Opus was choosen because the company tries to tell the pen user that they are good in using different materials to create pens (materials like brass, wood, shell, sterling silver, acrylic, ebonite, etc.). The number 88 is a reference to the year the company was founded. The symbols in the logo are the Chinese word fort he family name of the company ‘’Hsu’’.