Phoenix Pen - Australian Red Cedar Timber

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The phoenix firebird is captured superbly. Flames are embossed at the tip of the pen, the phoenix is shown rising from the ashes with wings outspread, with the clip depicting the majestic tail. An amber crystal on the clip and cap add to the beauty and majesty of the firebird. This pen plants a tree.

Though the phoenix was popularised by the Harry Potter books and films, this sacred firebird’s story has roots in ancient civilisations. Every 1,000 years the phoenix builds itself a nest which burns fiercely until they are both ashes. From the ashes a young phoenix appears, renewing the life cycle of the bird and making the phoenix virtually immortal and invincible. The phoenix is a potent symbol of hope for those who have been through difficult times and triumphed.

  • Hand turned on a lathe in North Brisbane.
  • Ten step sanding and polishing process.
  • 14 coats of quality CA to highlight the beauty of the timber and create shine and durability.
  • Medium weight pen (65 g).
  • Available in brass and pewter fittings.
  • Silent, smooth twist mechanism and features a quality black ink Parker style refill.
  • Presented in an eco pen box.  A black pen box, or an engrave-able timber box, can be purchased.

Australian Red Cedar timber

This phoenix pen features Australian red cedar. Australian red cedar is possibly Australia's most celebrated native timber with its very fine grain in reddish brown and fine dark brown striations along the grain. In the 19th century red cedar dominated the interiors of colonial Australia and was used extravagantly for fine furniture and joinery in places such as Government House and Sydney Town Hall. Unfortunately many of the tall strands of red cedar were decimated on the NSW coast during the first 100 years of colonisation. In 1795 it was Australia’s first export, sending ships back to England full of timber. Red cedar is still highly sought after and readily available in North Queensland.

Personalisation: We personalise timber pens and wooden pen boxes via laser engraving and hot foil emboss leather pen boxes. In the text box provided:

Pen laser engraving: 25 letters and spaces max. Engraving is done on the timber underneath the lacquer. Please specify if it is for a left or right hander.

Timber box laser engraving: 50 letters and spaces max (logo, symbols or line drawings are OK).

Embossing leather pen box: maximum of 5 letters.

We will contact you to confirm your personalisation prior to it being complete.

Would you like it gift wrapped and posted direct to someone? Add the name and address of the receiver in the text box, we will gift wrap and send on your behalf. The package will include the senders name (yours) but will not include an invoice.

We are handcrafted Australian timber pen specialists. We would be pleased to design and turn you a bespoke timber pen. You can even supply your own wood that holds precious memories.

The Phoenix pen is a perfect gift for: Harry Potter fans, creatives, people going through hardship or life transitions, a great gift for people with quirky or eclectic taste, students, graduation gift, birthdays.

Shipping

All orders over $100 qualify for free delivery and are shipped Australia wide using carbon neutral couriers and Australia Post. While every effort is made to ensure the safe and timely arrival of your order, COVID19 makes shipping slower than usual, so please take that into consideration when ordering.

If you have an urgent order please choose Express Post and let us know what date you need your order.

International delivery is available, please Contact Us for a swift personalised shipping quote.