The lion is the most common auspicious beast in Chinese culture. It is the incarnation of wisdom and strength, and has the meaning of auspiciousness, prosperity and endless life. The lion occupies the supreme position among the beasts, and its statue has become a symbol of authority, status, and peace. Inspired by the Lion, this pen made of ebonite defines the traditional craftsmanship of the fountain pen. Raden is a traditional Chinese handicraft technique.Grinding conch or shells into thin slices, cutting them into different patterns with the skill of artisans,and then inlay the thin shells on pen according to the sketches, is an ancient and exquisite technique that is about to be lost. Mr. Cypress’s series of Raden that takes traditional craftsmanship into the fountain pen pattern, finally breaks the tradition and boldly challenges the various of elements. Mr. Cypress is the top manufacturer of handmade fountain pens in Taiwan and are your first choice for design writing, collection and gift giving.