Today, I want to share with you some impressions on purple inks from my collection. Purple is meant in a broader sense, reddish inks with some blue additions – or the other way round. Three inks of the nowadays occurring trend of inks named after gems, are included in this review. To my feeling it... Continue Reading →
Comparison of two burgundy red inks (Monteverde and Montblanc)
This is going to be a split ink-review. The conventional part of the description of the inks with the appraisal of its properties together with writing samples and its pros and cons you find in Part I (after the introduction). A further part deals with the examination of the subtle differences both inks show. I... Continue Reading →
Ink Capacities …
Ink capacity measurements of various fountain pens and converters.
Shimmering Inks …
Since may be 2-3 years shimmer inks became more visible in the fountain pen and ink "scene", I would say. I never had a huge like for these inks but I tested one exemplar. It was the J. Herbin ink 1670 Bleu Ocean, ca. two years ago. Actually, I was not satisfied at all... Continue Reading →
Orange Inks – an update …
Hi folks. When I last week uploaded the report about orange inks, I was already sure, that I have missed at least one orange ink. After a while it was clear, which ink it was: Diamine Blaze Orange. Verdammt, god verdomde, fy fæn, dammit – those were the words which came straight to my mind... Continue Reading →
Orange Inks (Part I)
OK, I admit it, I like orange and yellowish inks! They give me the feeling of summer and the sun, which I miss so much here up north where I use to live. Seriously! However, I don't use those inks very often, anyway ... Why? Because I have seen it enough after a while. And... Continue Reading →
Cleo Skribent Ebonite (Brown)
Dies ist die Kurzfassung des Beitrags.