Garden Pen and Stylus

created by

Merrie Buchsbaum

$40.00

created by

Merrie Buchsbaum

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Double-Edged Flower

From the garden, to the page, to the touchscreen, Merrie Buchsbaum's dual-sided, floral pen and stylus will keep you rooted in nature and ready to adapt. Handmade in Connecticut, her vibrant pen-stylus is infused with botanicals hand-picked directly from the artist's garden.

To make the lavender and compost pens, she grinds dried petals, seeds, and stems, or leaves and twigs, and then combines these organic elements with resin. The resulting tools posses natural tints and one-of-a-kind earthy textures, making each one a functional art piece.

Just like your finger, the stylus end works with any touchscreen and keeps surfaces free of smudges and sticky fingers. This screen-friendly tip also allows you to play, draw, and text without having to remove your gloves on brisk days. Whether you're using the ballpoint to put ink to the page or the stylus to navigate your phone or tablet with precision, this stunning specimen is just the thing to inspire any wordsmith or tech maven to spring into action.

Merrie Buchsbaum has been a polymer artist for over 25 years. She is a self-taught artist and has a background in ceramics, photography and art history. Merrie is well known for her sense of color and patterns. More recently Merrie began incorporating natural ingredients into the polymer just like other cultures blended organic matter into clay. As a result Merrie is able to achieve unique colors and textures from nature. Merrie’s work has been widely published in major newspapers, magazines and seen on CBS as well as Fox news. In 2014 the Made in America movie was released nation wide. Merrie was chosen as one of four leading businesses to tell the story about Made in America.

Handmade Made in the USA
Made from
brass, resin, stainless steel, botanicals
Measurements
5.5" L
Notes
Refillable ink, takes Cross Refill standard ink cartridge.
Clean with damp cloth.
Item ID
23483

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Most of our items are in stock and will ship quickly. Orders for in-stock items placed before 5pm ET Monday through Friday, excluding Federal holidays, will ship:
Economy shipping:
within 8 days, arriving no later than the 9th business day after the order was placed.
Standard shipping:
within 5 days, arriving 6 business days after the order was placed.
Preferred shipping:
within 3 days, arriving 4 business days after the order was placed.
Expedited shipping:
within 2 days, arriving 3 business days after the order was placed.
Express shipping:
within 1 day, arriving 2 business days after the order was placed.

Please note, the Garden Pen and Stylus has been discontinued. After each style sells out it will no longer be available and will be removed from the drop down. At this time, the compost is the only style still available.


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GARDEN PEN AND STYLUS
 
4.5

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5.0

Beautiful and utilitarian and special!

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from North Carolina

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Pros

  • Dual Purposed
  • one of a kind
  • Sleek Design
  • Unique

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday Use

    Comments about GARDEN PEN AND STYLUS:

    It has become my special go to for private times...like hand written notes, crosswords and game time on my iPad. This was a very special gift. I totally enjoy using it.

    • Primary use:
    • Personal
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes
    • Who was the recipient of this product?:
    • Mother
    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
    • Birthday

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    4.0

    Great gift for tech savvy professors!

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    from Washington, DC

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    Pros

    • Attractive
    • Sleek Design
    • Unique

    Cons

    • Expensive

    Best Uses

    • School

    Comments about GARDEN PEN AND STYLUS:

    I bought these stylus pens as thank-you gifts for my professors. They are stylish and (hopefully) useful. The pens arrived quickly and came with little velvet bags.

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    • Personal
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes
    • Who was the recipient of this product?:
    • Other
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    • Other

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