Platinum's modern Maki-e Classic Collection uses real gold powder when making the maki-e products. Maki-e is a Japanese lacquer art that utilizes Urushi lacquer to decorate and finish the pen body. Each pen has hand painted accents of Cherry Blossom that is slightly raised on the surface and enhances the depth and texture. Pens feature traditional Japanese motifs. Kanazawa Leaf Craftwork is used to decorate and finish the pen body.