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Ancient Greece mythology was first introduced as a theme for Visconti's creations in 2012 with the legend of Aracnis. Daedalus follows on the same exuberant inspirational path and brings out Visconti's take on this legend.
Daedalus, a skillful architect, and craftsman had built a labyrinth for King Minos in order for him to imprison his wife's son - the Minotaur, part man part bull. Hellenes in his story about the labyrinth depict the Athenian hero - Theseus who is challenged to slay the beast in the labyrinth. Finding his way with the help of Ariadne's thread.
In Homer tales and language "daidala" refers to finely crafted objects. Visconti Daedalus is the embodiment of this tale into a writing instrument. Finely crafted using precious materials and techniques mastered by Visconti over the years.
Visconti Daedalus is showcasing the art of filigree cut-out. A sterling silver overlay is placed over one of the most beautiful blue resins that Visconti featured. The silver overlay features a maze-type structure with interconnecting paths and coming together at circular labyrinth structures. The Minotaur head along with the name "Daedalus" is the main distinguishable features looking down from the clip.
The main body of the fountain pen is made from a splendid blue resin with silver dust in it. Once light reaches this blue resin it makes it glow, light is simply bouncing in the silver dust making the whole pen stand out.
Visconti Daedalus is a limited edition of only 388 pieces, which comes presented in a blue lacquered wood box with glass that can serve as a desk display for the fountain pen. Finely crafted and having a very lightweight for its size - Daedalus is equipped with the Visconti trademark Double Reservoir Power Filler filling mechanism. Originally offered with a 23k Palladium Dreamtouch nib, available in the following sizes: Extra Fine, Fine, Medium, Broad, and 1.3mm Stub. (We don't have the entire nib size range for 23k Palladium - once placing the order, specify if you want 18k Gold or 23k Palladium).
- brand: Visconti
- type: Fountain Pen
- color: Blue / Silver
- body material: Resin, 925 Sterling Silver
- cap type: Screw Cap
- filling mechanism: Double Reservoir Power Filler
- nib material: 18k Gold
- nib size: Extra Fine, Fine, Medium, Broad, Stub 1.3mm.
- nib color: Silver
- postable: Yes
- trim: 925 Sterling Silver
- length overall (closed): 149 mm.
- length overall (posted): 190 mm.
- body length: 137 mm.
- cap length: 70 mm.
- body diameter: 15 mm.
- cap diameter (without clip): 17 mm.
- weight (overall): 58 grams.
- body weight: 32 grams.
- cap weight: 26 grams.
How much is my shipping?
We ship all of our packages outside Romania through DHL, all with flat-rate shipping. Simply add the items you want into your cart to view the options, which vary based on location. All of our shipping methods include tracking. The shipping price is calculated when you place the order, depending on the adress and the weight of your products.
For packages in Romania we use the local Fan Curier services, for a standard price of 7 euro/package.
When will my order ship?
We ship five days a week, Monday through Friday. Sometimes our mail pickup comes in early afternoon, so tracking for orders shipped later that day may not update until the following business day.
You will receive a shipment confirmation with tracking information via email when your order has shipped. You can also sign in and click the My Account link at the top of our site to track the status of your order.
When will my order arrive?
For each order, there is an estimated time of delivery calculated by DHL. It apperas after you introduce your shipping address.
DHL international: Usually takes 2-5 business days to arrive.
Fan Curier (Romania): Usually takes 1-2 business days to arrive.
Oops, I gave you an incorrect shipping address!
Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org immediately if you realize that you gave us the wrong shipping address — if it hasn't shipped yet, we should be able to correct it before it goes out the door.
If your order ships and ends up being returned to us, then you are responsible for paying the cost of shipping again to resend it to you. If you decide to cancel your order instead, we'll refund you for the products less the original shipping charges. We'll reach out to you to coordinate your options before re-shipping.
If your order ships to an incorrect address and is not retrievable, unfortunately we are not responsible and cannot offer reimbursement.