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Pilot Namiki Pen company

Pilot Iroshizuku Tsukushi Ink Review

Pilot Iroshizuku Tsukushi ink, which translates to “horsetail” in English, is a fabulous brown colored ink that lives up to its Iroshizuku name. Pilot Iroshizuku ink, known for being a top notch high quality ink product has produced 24 color options, Tsukushi being one of the few brown colors. Tsukushi ink is a dark brown,

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Diamine Ink Company

Diamine Pink Glitz Shimmering Ink Review

Diamine Pink Glitz Shimmering Fountain Pen Ink is another new Diamine Shimmering ink color being offered. Pink Glitz has a darker pink tone with a golden sheen/glitz showing through when dried. During normal use, Diamine Pink Glitz has a muted red color not true pink. However, with finer nibs and less ink, the pink will

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Stipula

Stipula Calamo Musk Green Ink Review

Stipula Calamo Musk Green Ink is one of Stipula’s 14 ink colors. Although not one of the 6 new Stipula Calamo Ink colors, it’s consistently been the most popular color for many years. Stipula ink comes in a simple designed ink bottle that is developed specifically to protect the ink from light and deterioration from

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Monteverde Pen Company

Monteverde Capri Blue Ink Review

Monteverde Capri Blue Ink is a fabulous water-based blue ink manufactured in the UK for the American based pen company, Monteverde. Monteverde has long produced one of the best inks on the market for the price with their ITF ink technology. ITF, which stands for Ink Treatment Formula, lubricates the ink feeding system, allows for

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Pilot Namiki Pen company

Pilot Namiki Blue Ink Review

Pilot Namiki Blue Ink is one of only 2 color options available. Pilot offers a fabulous variety of colors in the Namiki Iroshizuku fountain pen ink series but only blue and black under the Namiki standard ink label. They do however offer a few additional colors in the Pilot IC-50 ink cartridges. Pilot Namiki Blue ink is one of our favorite

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Diamine Ink Company

Diamine Red Lustre Shimmering Fountain Pen Ink Review

Diamine Red Lustre Shimmering Fountain Pen Ink is one of the new shades of Diamine Shimmering fountain pen ink. Red Lustre is a deep dark bold red color, that will dry with gold flecks and a sparkle in the ink. Diamine Ink company has produced 22 shimmering/sparkling inks with either a gold or silver fleck

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Lamy Pen Company

Lamy Blue Black Ink Review

Lamy Blue Black ink has a very popular Blue Black color. Produced the German Pen Manufacturer, Lamy, known for some of the world’s best loved and respected fountain pens, with their simplistic and innovative functional designs yet exceptionally high quality. Lamy inks follows a similar pattern with a no frills, inexpensive functional ink that come in

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Pilot Pen Company

Pilot Iroshizuku Take Sumi Ink Review

Pilot Iroshizuku Take Sumi Ink: As it is well know, Pilot Iroshizuku ink is an expensive option when it comes to ink purchases. Although Iroshizuku inks come in a litany of many wonderful colors, named after the Japanese culture and Japan’s own beauty and nature, Take Sumi some would imagine is just a another black

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