Zeki Karaca, who was born in Istanbul, embarked on his journey in jewelry craftsmanship within the Grand Bazaar. With a remarkable 41 years of experience in the jewelry industry, he decided to venture into the realm of luxury pens and other exquisite products just three years ago. Mr. Karaca sought to combine his wealth of expertise with innovative designs and styles.
His creative process began with crafting gemstone silver handles for Damascus steel knives. As his reputation grew, he expanded his repertoire to include pens, letter openers, and even magnifying lenses in collaboration with his talented team. ZK Jewellery continues to push boundaries and explore new designs, captivating the attention of collectors who appreciate these remarkable creations.
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The production time is subject to variation based on the category of the product, with an estimated average duration of 6 months. However, for meticulously tailored designs catering to individual customer preferences, additional time may be allocated for meticulous craftsmanship and personalized detailing.
How does the production process unfold?
Nestled within the Grand Bazaar, our expert team brings our creations to life. With meticulous craftsmanship and attention to detail, each stage of production unfolds like a symphony.
From design to silver body construction, cap-body integration to 24K gold plating, and the careful selection and setting of precious stones, our artisans skillfully weave together a tapestry of artistry. Through carving, miniature painting, and mosaic work, intricate patterns and motifs emerge, telling stories of tradition and heritage. With every stroke, our artisans breathe life into each creation, transforming raw materials into timeless treasures.
Each piece is a testament to our unwavering commitment to excellence, embodying the fusion of craftsmanship and art. It is a work of art destined to captivate hearts and stand as a symbol of our rich cultural heritage.
What nibs do you use for your fountain pens?
We use 14 karat gold nibs for our fountain pens. We use regular M nibs. The nibs are available in different thicknesses, allowing you to personalize your writing experience. Fine nibs are suitable for creating sharp and thin lines, while broad nibs are preferred for producing bold and distinct lines. You can contact us for different nib preferences. Additionally, our fountain pens feature a replaceable nib system, allowing you to acquire multiple nibs and change them whenever you desire.
Do you prepare certificates for the products?
Yes, we do prepare certificates for our products. Our products are delivered with certificates that include information about the metal and gemstones used in the product. Each detail is accurately documented in grams and carats on the certificates. Additionally, the certificates provide information on care instructions and warranty details for the product.