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Exquisite Writing Tools Carved In Ancient Reclaimed Wood

The Ancients are immaculate writing tools carved from ancient reclaimed wood that fit perfectly into your daily life. The hardware components are machined from solid aluminum or brass, and the click mechanism is solid metal. The Ancients set includes a ballpoint pen and mechanical pencil with eraser and comes in your choice of wood and hardware finish. The Ancients are beautifully handmade and guaranteed for life.


I'm passionate about changing the way we make and interact with the objects in our lives. I crave products with better stories, that enrich the lives of everyone they touch, both makers and users. I started my career in graphic design, then moved to broader marketing roles. I founded Allegory in May of 2012, on Kickstarter, when the company my wife and I worked for closed. What happened next has been an amazing journey I wouldn't trade for the world. My dad is a retired barber, he's the only person who has ever cut my hair, and he taught me how to build. I'm a father of two, and my wife (& co-founder) Jess is superwoman.


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