[Sold] Phoenix Old & New fountain pen


This pen has the most amazing golden-orange-flame shimmer. It really looks as if it glows from within. Kseniia Nel has painted two phoenix birds, representing the old and the new. According to mythology, only one phoenix is alive at a time, and can easily live to 500 years or more. When the time comes to die, it builds a pyre and bursts into flame. The new phoenix rises from the fire, and is even more spectacular than the one before it. The phoenix is seen to represent the cycle of life and rebirth, renewal, the emergence of something beautiful from pain and loss.

Kseniia’s magnificent phoenixes are painted against a lustrous gold-copper-bronze background that shimmers as it catches the light. We have paired it with an patinaed orange section, with our logo medallion in silver, and a silver cap band and section ring.

Kseniia has painted our pens in a wide variety of styles and  is happy to consider requests for commissions, so if you would like to suggest a particular theme, please let us know via the contact form.

Each of our hand-painted fountain pens is a 1/1 original work of art. No-one else will ever own an identical 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.