Benu Talisman Fountain Pen in Shooting Star

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Catching a glimpse of a shooting star dart across the sky is indeed a rare occurrence. For those lucky enough to bear witness to this natural phenomenon, it is the perfect opportunity to cast one’s dreams out into the Universe. Yet, how did this act of wishing on a shooting star come to fruition? We explore the legends and beliefs that lay behind this enthralling event, which serves as an inspiration for the latest Benu Talisman design, the Shooting Star.

As you probably know, shooting stars are not really "stars" at all. Comets and meteors have mesmerized the human race since they were first spotted in the starry night sky. Upon spotting a shooting “star,” even if just for a split second, it is a common custom to make a wish.

In the hopes of fulfilling your biggest dreams, Benu infused meteorite stone powder into the sparkling resin of the "Shooting Star" fountain pen. After charging under natural sunlight (or LEDs and desk lamps), the pen's body and cap can glow in the dark. Write down your wishes and intentions with the stainless steel nib, available in F, M, or B sizes. The Talisman fountain pen uses either international ink cartridges or a standard converter, both included to start.

Benu Talisman Fountain Pen in Shooting Star Specifications

  • Edition: Limited to 300 pens, Goldspot Pens exclusive (not numbered)
  • Body Material: blue, sparkling, glow-in-the-dark resin
  • Infused with star-shaped glitter and meteorite stone powder
  • Nib: Stainless steel, #6 Size Schmidt nib
  • Filling System: Standard International Cartridge or Converter (both included)
  • Cap screws off with 2.25 turns. Can be posted on back.
  • Pen Length, Closed (Capped): 5.43 in. / 138mm
  • Pen Length, Open (Cap Off): 5.16 in. / 131mm
  • Pen Length, Open (Cap Posted): 6.53 in. / 166mm
  • Pen Barrel Diameter (maximum) : 0.53 in. / 13.5mm
  • Pen Grip Section: 0.37 in. - 0.43 in. / 9.5mm - 11mm
  • Total Pen Weight: 0.74oz / 21g
  • Gift boxed with commemorative information booklet and manufacturer's warranty information.
  • 10% of the proceeds will be donated to the International Rescue Committee, which provides vital supplies to millions of displaced Ukrainian refugees.
  • Note about the manufacturing origins of this pen: This pen design was initially conceived when Benu was producing pens out of Russia. In opposition to the war, Benu is now transitioning its manufacturing from Russia to Armenia. This pen was originally made in Russia, but the finished product was shipped from Armenia. Payment for these pens was provided to Benu's Armenian bank.

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