Lamy Cursive Nibs are made from the highest-quality stainless steel PVD coated. These “running script” nibs are laser cut, hand shaped and write tested to ensure they meet Lamy’s strict quality and performance standards. All nibs are produced in Lamy’s state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in Heidelberg, Germany.
Using their many years of experience and expertise, Lamy engineers have developed a fountain pen nib specially designed to meet the requirements of hanzi, kanji, kana, heiti, mingti, Sanskrit, Hangul and even the Arabic scripts.
There are three subclasses of cursive writing:
1. Ligature – writing the letters of words with lines connecting the letters so that the writer does not have to lift the pen or pencil from the paper between letters
2. Looped – in looped cursive penmanship, some ascenders and descenders have loops that provide for joins.
3. Italic – cursive italic penmanship features non looped joins or no joins.
Hanzi (Chinese) and kanji (Japanese) are the Chinese characters that both languages make use of in their writing systems. Chinese is written entirely in hanzi, while Japanese makes heavy use of Chinese characters.