My name is Paul Vanik and I am the founder of Old Line Artisans. I started the business because I’ve always had an appreciation for the importance of giving the right gift to the people who mean the most to me. This is because gifts are an opportunity to strengthen relationships and communicate how much you know and value someone through an action.
Relationships are very important to me because the people in your life play a big role in your outlook on life. When you find the right people, you should take care of them. The gift that I turned into a company was a handmade pen. This gift was the perfect solution for me because it is unique, personal, and useful. I wanted to give something that was special and was not mass produced. Something that told the receiver, “You are special to me.”
What products do you offer?
Today, I offer an assortment of seven different pen styles that are fully customizable. You can choose from different metals in each style, seven different exotic woods, and personalized engraving services. I aim to provide both individuals and businesses with a diverse array of gift and writing options. Whether you want to engrave your name, your company logo, or a client’s name, Old Line Artisans can accommodate your needs.The pens that I make are an embodiment of the passion to produce the best. I’ve developed a detailed process through many hours in research and development. I am confident that each pen I make speaks a message of care, beauty, and passion.
What is your mission?
The mission of my business is to provide a unique and personal gift that will build upon the relationship between the giver and the receiver. For this reason, I pour my heart and soul into each pen that I produce. To me, the pens are more than a product, they are pieces of functional art meant to bring people closer to each other. I’m excited for the lessons, the successes, and (most importantly) the people.
So far, what are your greatest accomplishments?
I feel that my greatest accomplishments are the moments when I give customers their pens. Those moments are the culmination of my work and the transfer of my passion. Seeing a customer’s face light up when they open the box gives me joy because I can see that I’ve succeeded in fulfilling my mission.
How can customers reach you?
Currently, I make all the pens in Annapolis, MD. I can be reached by phone, email, Instagram, or Facebook. My phone number is 410-762-8420, my email address is firstname.lastname@example.org, my Instagram handle is oldlineartisans, and my Facebook page is Old Line Artisans. I’d also love for you to check out my website at oldlineartisans.com.
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