Ashes into Pen Handmade in Somerset, England
Ashes into Pen
Ashes into pen. A unique, subtle and discreet keepsake. You can have a small amount ashes incorporated into a hand carved pen. This highly individual item is made in by a skilled craftsman in Somerset, England.
You are able to choose from a range of options to suit your own individual requirements.
There are two distinct pen styles:
- a single piece twist action pen with a Parker type refill. The colour can be either silver or gunmetal
- a two part pen with a screw off cap. It can be either a rollerball with a cross type refill or fountain pen supplied with a refillable reservoir. The colour can be silver or gunmetal.
You can choose native woods selected for their beauty – Hornbeam (light), Holly Oak (medium) or Walnut (dark).
Or exotic woods – Myrtle (light), Bubinga (medium) and Ebony (dark) with imitation Ivory – these are slightly more expensive.
Alternatively if you have specific requirement – let us know and we will try to accommodate it, the craftsmen stocks many UK native and exotic woods. He has made a pen from a Jack Daniels Bourbon barrel. The ‘striped’ pen in the photo is made from plywood from a packing case dropped from the back of a Hercules in Afghanistan.
If you can’t see anything you like have a look at the wood database and we can always try and source it for you. There will be an additional charge for this service.
A small amount of the ashes is given to us which is then cast into a single ring of about 1/8 around the nib end or anywhere on the pen to your specification . Any remaining ash will be returned to you with your unique memorial pen.
Exotic Bubinga (medium), Exotic Ebony (dark), Exotic Myrtle (light), Native Holly Oak (medium), Native Hornbeam (light), Native Walnut (dark)
Ballpoint, Fountian / Rollerball