The Mapuche people were the first inhabitants of half of the area today known as Chile and Argentina. Before the Spanish arrived in 1541, the Mapuche occupied a vast territory in the Southern Cone of the continent. The Mapuche nation now constitutes the third largest indigenous society in South America.
The Mapuche people were the first inhabitants of half of the area today known as Chile and Argentina. The Mapuche occupied a vast territory in the Southern Cone of the continent. The Mapuche nation now constitutes the third largest indigenous society in South America. A century after their arrival, the Spanish signed the Treaty of Quillin (1641) which defined the frontiers with the Mapuche nation. With the defeat of the Spanish by the newly formed states of Argentina and Chile in 1810, the original treaties of 1641 were abrogated. The new Republics instigated treaties leading to the gradual takeover of the Mapuche territory. Under the pretext of promoting civilization and Christianity, the Mapuche people suffered territorial conquest, military aggression and persecution resulting in the destruction of entire communities. The new democratic government in Chile has provided financial support for Mapuche groups. The call now is for judicious funding of projects that the Mapuche themselves plan. This direct enablement to exercise our self-determination and autonomy holds the key to success in ensuring the rights and interests of our people in the future. However, as the press has frequently testified, the Mapuche nation is growing in population terms, getting stronger and continuing with more vitality than ever. The Mapuche persist in
The Mapuche collection includes a limited release of 541 fountain pens (1KS) in 925‰ sterling silver gold plated with push button filling system nominated Special Limited edition. The Limited Edition comprises both 1541 fountain pens (1K) and ball pens (2) in 925‰ sterling silver. The ball pens are easily convertible into roller balls.
DM83020 Delta Mapuche Limited Edition Ballpoint Pen $495.00 Retail
DM83021 Delta Mapuche Limited Edition Fountain Pen, Sterling Silver (1K) $950.00 Retail
DM83022 Delta Mapuche Special Limited Edition Fountain Pen, Gold Vermeil Push Button Filler (1KS) $1095.00
Cap and body
Hand turned from solid bars of a specially designed dark grey resin interleaved with jagged layers of white resin, portraying rock formation commonly found in the region. All versions in this collection offer in the body a solid sterling silver ring decorated with drawings from the flag. The cap offers a medal engraved with a picture of the Mapuche calendar portrayed in the flag as well as rings in resin in same colors as the flag.
The 1KS versions offer the traditional filling system, the push button system, widely appreciated by collectors and pen connoisseurs. In the 1k version the filling system is by converter or threaded cartridge.
It features a three-dimensional representation of the typical tribal totem, called Chemamull. It is in 925‰ Solid Sterling Silver in the 1K and the ball pen (2) versions and in vermeil in the 1KS version.
The 18-karat solid gold nib is specially designed, customized and flexible. It is engraved with one of the most famous symbols of Mapuche culture, the Lukutuwe. This symbol is a depiction of the supreme religious being, as well as a symbol for the first person who consists of hands, feet, a head, and a heart in the center.
It is available in EEF, EF, F, M, B, BB, OM, OB, OBB and STUB grades.
Price subject to change without prior notice. For specialty nibs (other than F, M, B) there is a $26 premium charge.