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Caran d’Ache

Steeped in traditions of Swiss Manufacturing, Caran d’Ache has created writing instruments that are universally recognised as symbols of excellence.

Since it was founded in Geneva in 1915, Caran d’Ache’s history has been intertwined with creativity and emotion. With its unique heritage of savoir-faire, Caran d’Ache carefully preserves the art of handwriting.


Famous around the world for its Swiss Made quality, Caran d’Ache develops writing instruments that offer outstanding design with an excellent level of writing quality and comfort. Entirely produced in the Geneva workshops, its collections offer daringly original materials and perfect form. The iconic 849 collection has won numerous admirers since its release in 1969 including British fashion designer, Paul Smith, thanks to its classic hexagonal design. A stylish and refillable writing companion that is designed to stand the test of time.

Fine Writing

Caran d’Ache creates fine writing instruments that are the product of age-old expertise. Many areas of our manufacturing are based on some of the oldest ancestral traditions, with their craftspeople mastering the arts of polishing, guilloché, lacquering and engraving. The precision of each act, the mastery of the techniques and the knowledge of the materials makes each item that leaves their workshops truly exceptional.

Featuring limited editions with visionary lines, fountain pens, mechanical pencils and pens sculpted out of the finest of materials, Caran d’Ache’s luxury collections are an expression of the extensive talents of their master craftspeople – talents that transform the art of writing into a daily pleasure.

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