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Homo Sapiens Lava Dark Age fountain pen
A writing experience that captures the wild and primeval essence of nature.
With the purchase of this pen you can request our complimentary My Pen System customisation service during checkout.
Our laser engraved logo stands out sharply on the classic arched Visconti clip.
The Homo Sapiens Dark Age closing mechanism is our patented hook safe lock system.
Lava can only be produced in pieces no longer than 8 cm. Our artisans shape every piece one by one using custom made machines and specialised techniques.
Before the pieces are assembled, the pen parts are carefully polished to create a soft leather-like texture.
- Type: Fountain Pen
- Colour: Dark grey
- Material: Lava
- Pen body: Over
- Nib: Au 18kt (big)
- Nib colour: Ruthenium
- Nib Tip: EF / F / M / B / S
- Filling: Power filler
- Closure type: Hook safe lock
- Metal fittings: Shiny black galvanic treatment
Returns and refunds
Standard delivery 3-5 working days
Shipping costs of € 10.00 throughout Europe for orders under € 50.00.
Free shipping throughout Europe for orders over € 50.00.
Shipping costs of € 18.00 for orders under € 300.00 worldwide.
Free shipping worldwide for orders over € 300.00.
Deliveries are guaranteed from Monday to Friday, excluding bank holidays.
Non-EU countries are not subject to IVA/VAT payment on purchases. As soon as payment is authorised, orders will be dispatched within 5 working days.
Returns and refunds
You can return any product purchased on our eCommerce within 10 days from the date of delivery of the goods, as provided for by articles 64 – 67 of Legislative Decree no. 206/2005, known as the Italian Consumer Code.
The right to return a product is totally void if the returned product
• is not intact, for the absence, for example, of integral elements of the product (box, warranty and various attachments)
• has been damaged for reasons other than transport from the shop to the consumer and not previously reported
Products personalised with the MyPenSystem can also be returned.
Returns can only be sent from the country from which the order was placed.
If your return does not meet the above criteria, we will not be able to provide a refund and the package will be sent back to your address. If you would like more information on the conditions for exercising the right of withdrawal, please consult our legal area.
All costs resulting from the return of the product shall be borne by the Customer.
All Visconti products are made in Italy by our skilful craftsmen in our Florence workshops.
Each product undergoes manual processing and is therefore slightly different from others. Each piece we produce is therefore one of a kind.
We have been the first to use lava for the creation of a pen. Mount Etna’s lava is crushed into a fine dust that is combined with resin. Once the fountain pen has been molded into shape and polished it feels soft to the touch. All the metal parts are covered in a shiny black protective layer.