[Available] Carnivorous Plants hand-painted fountain pen


Lisa Strachan is a botanical artist known for the accuracy in plant drawings … and for having a quirky side to her nature, as evidenced by her fascination with carnivorous plants. The hungry plants she has painted on this pen are accurate, beautiful though in slightly a macabre sort of way, and lethal. The Venus Fly Trap slams shut on insects that set off some of its trigger hairs, and the Pitcher Plant lures insects and even small frogs into its belly … but make it impossible for them to escape. (Out of interest, frogs’ feet are not digested, so frogs’ slippers are often all that remain of the little amphibians!) We know that many pen lovers have equally quirky interests and that this pen will have tremendous allure for just the right person.

Carnivorous Plants has an argentium silver section ring, cap band and logo medallion in the cap finial and Lisa’s initials on the barrel finial.

Each of our hand-painted fountain pens is a 1/1 original work of art painted directly on to the fountain pen.


Available in Jowo #6 in polished steel. Please select Fine, Medium or Broad at the check-out.

The Jabulani model


This is a gently curvaceous model, with a relatively wide girth of 16 mm (0,6″) narrowing to a 10,5 mm (0,4″)  grip section. It has our logo on the finial, and the finial is ever-so-slightly rounded, rather than dead flat, which adds to the pen’s elegance.


  mm inches
Total length (closed)  148 5,8 
Length (pen only no cap) 136  5,3 
Diameter at widest point (excl. cap) 16  0,6 
Width of section at narrowest point 10,5  0,4 
Section length 25  10 
Cap thread 14  0,5 

The section can be made to fit either a Bock #6 or a Jowo #6 nib.

Refill type:

Standard international fountain pen converter (supplied) or ink cartridge.


International shipping to your door via DHL Express is R350 and should take less than 10 days once despatched. Pens are securely packed.

Shipping within South Africa to your door is R60.

More information on this model is available here.