Limited Edition Blackwing Volumes 3 - Box of 12

The Blackwing 3 is a tribute to Ravi Shankar on his 100th birthday. It features extra-firm graphite and a matte turmeric finish accented with a pattern inspired by one of Ravi’s iconic sitars.

The pattern prominently features the (Om), a sacred Sanskrit symbol with three phonetic components that correlate to the waking, dream, and unconscious states of being. The Om was an important symbol to Ravi, and served as a constant reminder of the contemplative, spiritual nature of his music. Translated from Hindi, Ravi means "sun", and this pencils gold imprint and ferrule are a meditation on the light he brought into the world through his music and spirit. 

The deets:

FINISH: Tumeric

FERRULE & CLIP: Gold & Gold

ERASER: Tumeric

IMPRINT: Gold

GRAPHITE: Extra firm

A portion of every pack sold will benefit the Ravi Shankar foundation and their mission to "help towards the preservation of the diversity of cultures and richness of their arts."

Learn more at RaviShankar.org.