Wedding Fountain Pen Gift Set with Lignum Vitae (Tree of Life or Wood of Life)
This is a provincial fountain pen with lignum vitae wood. The fittings are C3604 brass. All fittings are machined out of solid brass. With all fountain pens you will receive a ink cartridge along with a converter. The nib is a #5 medium tip. The gift set also comes with a 30ml bottle of Monteverde Midnight Black ink and Clairefontaine 1951 notebook. The pen is packaged in the traditional Provincial Mills gift box with wax seal. The entire gift package is then packaged in a nice clear lid gift box with ribbon and wax seal.
Lignum Vitae is know for its strength, toughness, and durability. Lignum Vitae is Latin for the Tree of Live or Wood of Life. This name comes from historic medicinal uses which included remedies for conditions from arthritis to coughs to syphilis
**These fountain pens have been made in advance. Each pen will look different and have different coloring and wood grain. The Clairefontaine 1951 notebook covers will vary in color depending on what we have on hand.
***Lignum vitae is on the CITES Appendix II list and IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Trade of this wood is strictly controlled. The wood used for this pen was removed from a 100-year-old ship which was recently decommissioned (Doulos Phos) and was kept as spare parts for the stern tube repairs.
Lignum Vitae is regarded by most as the heaviest and hardest wood in the world. This wood has exceptional durability when submerged in water or in contact with the ground. Due to this durability, the wood was used for numerous parts during ship making. The wood is commonly used for tool handles, mallet heads, bearings, bushings, pulley wheels, and turned projects. Unfortunately Lignum Vitae has been over exploited and is now on the endangered species list. This particular wood was reclaimed and no trees were cut. Lignum Vitae is latin for tree of life or wood of life, which was derived from the tree's many medicinal uses.
With all pen purchases you receive a wax sealed gift box, certificate of authenticity, pen pouch, and our business information. With fountain pen purchases you also get one converter / ink pump, one ink cartridge, and fountain pen instructions. With our mechanical pencils you will also get instructions. We offer free USPS first class shipping on certain items.
First class shipping does not come with insurance, so if you would like to add insurance on your package please message us. We do offer USPS Priority Mail as a shipping upgrade or a primary means of shipping for certain items. Priority mail does come with $100 of insurance, if additional insurance is desired, please message us. We are not responsible for damaged or lost packages. The USPS does offer guidelines on time it takes to deliver packages. Please refer to our shipping policy for these guidelines. We normally ship orders the next day. Under certain circumstances there may be delays in shipping. Delays in shipping may be expected during certain holidays or during times when we are out of the shop for extended periods of time. When we are out of the shop, we will post a message at the top of our page to notify customers.
The pens offered by Provincial Mills are handcrafted in the United States (Colorado). We offer a 30 day money back guarantee on all handcrafted pens (excludes any shipping cost). If for any reason you are unhappy with the product, ship it back to us and we will refund the purchase price. All wood and antler pens are finished with a CA glue coating with gives them a longer lasting shine and helps protect the wood / antler.
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We accept credit cards, Etsy gift cards, and Paypal. Customers within the state of Colorado will be charged 5.4% sales tax.
We offer free First Class shipping through the USPS on certain items. We do ship certain items or offer shipping upgrades for Priority Mail through the USPS. We also utilize Parcel select Ground through the USPS for packages that are too large for First Class. We can also add Signature confirmation to packages. If you would like Signature Confirmation please let us know and we will add the charge ($2.45) to your order.
The USPS offers the following time lines as a guide (not guaranteed) for package delivery within the United States:
First Class Mail: 2-5 day
Parcel select Ground: 2-9 days
Priority mail: 1-3 days
We ship items next business day under most circumstances, but there are times when we are unable to ship orders the following day. If there will be a delay in shipment due to our shop being closed or we are away at a show, we will have a message posted on our "Shop Announcement" section of our home page (near the top of the page). During busy holiday seasons there are times when we are unable to ship next day.
Once the package is shipped you will be notified and furnished with a tracking number. We have seldom had any problems with lost packages shipped through the USPS. With that said, if your package is lost, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist with solving the problem.
***International Shipping*** Provincial Mills will purchase insurance on packages sent through the USPS. Once the package leaves the custody of the USPS we can no longer cover damaged or lost packages.
If you have any questions, please message us.
Just contact me within: 21 days of delivery
Ship items back to me within: 30 days of delivery
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
We stand behind the craftsmanship of our products 100%. If you are not happy with your purchase, please contact us within 21 days and return the undamaged product within 30 days and we will refund the purchase price minus a 10% restocking fee (max restocking fee of $17.50). Returned items must be in the same condition as they were when shipped (no scratches, wear and tear, broken pieces ect.). Due to the nibs and ink used in fountain pens, the fountain pens must be unused if returned. Return shipping is paid for by the customer and will not be refunded.
***Special / custom order items and sale items are not eligible for return***
***Special orders shipped outside of the United States are not eligible for return***
We specialize in custom orders. If you do not see exactly what you are looking for, let us know. We can craft just about anything and are willing to take the extra step to make your experience a positive one. We utilize another local small business for engraving. If you would like an item engraved let us know (we are able to engrave most pens we make). If you have questions or requests please message us.
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