Montblanc Chinese Zodiacs "THE MONKEY" Limited Edition 512 (8x8x8)
Chinese Zodiacs are important symbols in the Eastern World. The Chinese zodiacs consist exclusively of animal symbols, each year relates to an animal and its reputed attributes,
Exclusive writing instrument from Montblanc to celebrate coming Year of the Monkey
Chinese Zodiacs are important symbols in the Eastern World. The Chinese zodiacs consist exclusively of animal symbols, each year relates to an animal and its reputed attributes, according to a 12-year cycle. Montblanc Chinese Zodiacs is launched as a yearly concept covering the Zodiac of the coming year, starting with the Monkey the zodiac for 2016. The Edition is limited to 512 pieces (8x8x8) as reference to the lucky number 8, which becomes even luckier, when repeating.
According to legend- transferred to every person born in the year of the respective animal. The monkey is not only one of the twelve zodiac symbols but also an animal treasured in itself. Honored for its intelligence and versatileabilities, it often plays a role in East Asian literature and art. The Monkey has good memory and possesses a rich fantasy. He is amusing and humorous, curious, keen for knowledge, quick-witted, flexible, approachable and motivating.
In 2016, the Chinese New Year falls on the 8th of February, when the year of the Monkey starts. At the same time, the element fire also comes into its own. An element that warms, changes and burns. It is said to multiply the energy of the monkey which marks this Year of the Monkey even more magnificent.
The overall design of Montblanc The Monkey – Limited Edition 512 (8x8x8) reflects the modern spirit of the Eastern culture. The cap is made of 925 Sterling Silver (casted) and hand-engraved with the powerful fire monkey motif and its barrel made of precious black lacquer, adorned with 18 K gold nib with the actual Zodiac engraving. The last six birth years relevant for the monkey are also engraved on the cap top which is set with a Mother-of-Pearl Emblem. Set in the cone is the birthstone of the monkey - the peridot, an intensely brilliant, olive-green stone, which also bears the name ‘precious stone of the sun’.
The Montblanc Chinese ZodiacsThe Monkey - Limited Edition 512 (8x8x8) is available in Montblanc boutique, Harbour City Hong Kong. For further information, visit www.montblanc.com