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OMAS is online

Giardino Italiano welcomes Omas, one of the most renown brands in fountain pens’ panorama. We’re pleased to announce that from today the best OMAS collections are available in our online catalog.


OMAS is an old prestigious company in the Italian production of fountain pens; founded in 1925 by Armando Simoni in Bologna, an inventor of technical innovation and revolutionary forms that have become milestones in the history of the fountain pen.  At his death in 1958 his children and grandchildren carried on the activity until the French group LVMH took over the company; later, in 2007, the Chinese group Xingu Hengdeli – leader in Asian market of luxury goods – acquired a majority stake.

Today, as then, the fundamental values of the company are working by hand – the same process since 1925 – the noble qualities of the materials used – cotton resin, celluloid, wood, titanium, gold and silver – the innovative mechanisms and beauty of form.

The first collections that you will find for sale on the site of Giardino Italiano are:

Paragon celluloide Wild

Arte Italiana, Paragon, Wild celluloid

Paragon celluloide Arco

Arte Italiana, Paragon, Arco celluloid

Paragon resina nera

Arte Italiana, Paragon, in black resin

Arte Italiana

Arte Italiana, both Paragon and Milord in burgundy resin

ARTE ITALIANA – the award-winning collection of fountain pens (Milord and Paragon) in two kinds of celluloid  or in cotton-resin, from twelve-faceted shape created by the founder in 1930.

360Lucens

360 Lucens, Limited Edition

Bologna

Bologna new colors

BOLOGNA – created to celebrate 80 years of OMAS and produced with veined resin in two new colors (violet and cyan).

360 LUCENS – the limited edition created to celebrate 10 years of the most revolutionary among contemporary pens with ergonomic triangular/ogival shape (the 360) combined with the stunning blue/golden celluloid of the 1930’s Lucens.

PERRIER-JOUËT– two centuries of history – from the Belle Epoque to the present – enclosed in a limited edition in translucent green cotton resin and rose gold finish, with the luxury elegance of a Cuvée Belle Epoque.

Perrier-Jouet

Limited Edition Perrier-Jouet

THE DOCTOR’S PEN – very exclusive limited edition of just 185 copies, re-edition of the renown Doctor’s Pen patented by Armando Simoni in 1927, which holded inside a small clinical thermometer, in a metal compartment separated by the (lever) fulling mechanism.

La penna del Dottore

Doctor's Pen 2010

The new version misses the thermometer, but the sterling silver barrel is still engraved in Art Deco style with the Rod of Asclepius, Greek god of medicine.

Solaia

Solaia L.E.

Coming soon: SOLAIA – the limited edition which seals the union of two great Italian products: fountain pens and wine (by the winery Antinori)

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InchiostroTo end with… the gifts!

Each Omas founatin pen you buy, an ink bottle comes for free, kindly offered by Omas – for your customers only!

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Susanna Buffo
Giardino Italiano

Giardino Italiano has been selling Italian products since 1996, always proposing “Il meglio del Made in Italy”. Detailed info, prompt and friendly customer care and outstanding service make Giardino.it the preferred website for thousands of customers all over the world.
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  3. EJK says:

    Due to numerous problems with OMAS fountain pens (leakage) I will not buy any product from this factory again. Worst of all they ruined 3 times my customized nib when I sent the pen in for repair of the ink leakage, despite I told them strictly NOT to touch my nib!! OMAS fountain pens are not fit for daily use!

    • I’m sorry tto read your troubles…
      I haven’t yet direct experience with Omas repair, but it’s a firm of good reputation with a very seriuous commercial approach; I’m afraid that what happened to you was a very unusual combination of negative facts and bad luck. In any case, we’re always responsible for the products we sell, which are covered by international warranty.