Saturday, May 25, 2019

Cross Blue Ink

Cross Blue is a classic ink that has been around for a while. Believe it or not, I like washable blue colors after years of hating them, so Cross Blue is fine by me.
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Thursday, May 23, 2019

Graf Von Faber-Castell Tamitio Calligraphy Set

Thank you to Laywine's for loaning me this calligraphy set to share with you! I hope you find this overview helpful.
GvFC Tamitio Calligraphy Set

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Sharpie Metallic Markers @JetPens

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Eight Nakayas To Drool Over

I have dreamt of swimming in Nakayas but this is the next best thing - eight Nakayas to enjoy! I hope this video tickles your fancy and remember - 7/8 of these do not belong to me :) I just have really awesome friends who trust me way more than they should. Or they did before I said that. This is just for fun. It's not a review. Just eye candy.

Explore Nakaya at Nibs
Dorsal Fin 2 - Ishime Kanshitsu Silver
Decapod Writer - Kuro-tamenuri
Decapod Twist Writer - Kuro-tamenuri
Portable Cigar - Milky Way Raden
Long Cigar - Blue Dragon
Portable Writer - Ao-tamenuri
Portable Writer - Black
Portable Cigar 17mm - Shu Unpolished

Sunday, May 19, 2019

Sunday Reads: May 19. 2019

Sunday Reads


Stuff I Looked At Elsewhere & Read

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Saturday, May 18, 2019

Cross Black Ink

Cross Black is a classic ink that has been around for a while. I'm not crazy about black inks in general and I find this one a little dry, but there you go. It's relatively easy to find and it's not a complicated ink to work with.
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Thursday, May 16, 2019

Franklin-Christoph Penvelope Six Leather Pen Case

Canoodling with the Franklin-Christoph Penvelope Six Leather Pen Case in Boot Brown Leather! Well, the pens are canoodling with the case. I'm just exposing their activities. What? A superb case that easily houses six pens but if you cray you can stuff in something like 13. Best with full size/clipped pens for easier handling but I've been known to stuff all sorts of things in it. Wow. Never write these things when you're having a questionable day. ⁣

Thank you to Franklin-Christoph for sending this over for me to check out and share with you. This has been highly requested for, come to think of it, YEARS. 

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Uni-Ball Jetstream SX-217 @JetPens @UniBall_USA

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Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Cross Peerless 125 Platinum Medalist Fountain Pen

Ever wondered about the Cross Peerless 125 fountain pens? I'll give you a quick tour of the Platinum Medalist. Did you know Sailor makes these nibs? I was pleasantly thrilled! Thanks to Appelboom for loaning me this pen for a review! Discount code for 10% off - friend. No commission, just a sweet deal for you.


Sunday, May 12, 2019

Sunday Reads: May 12. 2019

Sunday Reads


Stuff I Looked At Elsewhere & Read

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Saturday, May 11, 2019

Caran d'Ache Turquoise Green Ink

This ink came before Caran d'Ache's Earth series and you may recognize the bottle from J. Herbin's modern line up. I don't know who made the ink but perhaps we can assume Caran d'Ache had J. Herbin making them? The Turquoise Green is an exquisite shader - just the kind of color I love. Another disappointment that it's discontinued. My favorite and closest match so far is Toucan Aqua, which I have run out of as well. Le sigh.
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Thursday, May 9, 2019

AJOTO Rollerball Pens - Laywine's Brass & Stainless Steel

Unboxing the AJOTO Rollerball pens in Laywine's Collaboration Brass and a Stainless Steel. This is the pen you might have seen in the AJOTO Event post I shared recently.

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Uniball Signo 207 Gel Pens @JetPens @UniBall_USA @UniBall_UK

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Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Conway Stewart St. Blazey Ink

Back when Conway Stewart was still around - they have since been bought by British Bespoke - they had commissioned Diamine to produce some ink for them. This one felt like a let down to me. It's just not the right kind of red. Too ruby and washed out - not saturated red.
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