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The New Aurora Flex Nib

This nib is coming out soon, and I'm glad that I got a chance to check it out for a few days. Thanks for this review (and the YouTube video to go …

Design

Review: Edison Pearlette

Baron Fig Squire Alphabet Limited Edition Pen Review

<b>What is it?</b><p>The <b>Baron Fig Squire Alphabet</b> is a pen released by NY-based stationery company, Baron Fig. You might know them for their popular Confidant …

Design

Review: @Lamy AL-Star 2017 Pacific Blue Fountain Pen @fontoplum0

After years of greens and yellows, Lamy gives us a gorgeous Pacific blue special edition!<br>ABOUTBody Material: Aluminum<br>Trim: Chrome<br>Nib material: …

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Birthday Bling: 12 Fountain Pen and Ink Pairings Inspired By Your Birthstone

If you're anything like us, the dazzle and excitement of finding the perfect new pen and ink is almost as exciting as beholding a rare jewel. If …

Jewelry

Pen Review: Pilot Custom 912 wth FA Nib

Calligraphy

Aurora 88 Anniversary Fountain Pen - Flex Nib

One of the most impressive new pens that the Aurora Pen Company is releasing this year is the Aurora 88 Anniversary Collection. Aurora is making a …

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Pen & Ink Pairing: Feb ’17

4 Comments<p><b>Pam</b>: Have you ever bought a pen because you were so blinded by it’s beauty? Well, the Pelikan White Tortoise (with EF nib) was that pen for …

Experiment 13: The 6 Pen Challenge

Black Horseman - Namisu Nova Ebonite

Black Horseman – Namisu Nova Ebonite<p>Few days ago, as a part of collaborative group called <i>UnitedInkdom</i> I have received for reviewing an interesting …

Tale of a Vandal Pen User: Transparency

I like to see the inside of things. Maybe that’s why I am handy at home repair. I’m not afraid to take things apart and look inside.<p>I like to look …

Platinum

Review: Franklin-Christoph Model 66 Antique Glass Fountain Pen @1901FC

Franklin-Christoph's Antique Glass pens have been a huge hit, and have left us all salivating and desperately trying to get one into our inky little …

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Stainless steel nibs for everyone

Stainless Steel

Can a Pen Be Worth 10x More Than Another Pen?

Math is the one subject from school that I have used the most throughout my life. I was good at basic math but algebra and trigonometry, not so much. …

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Lamy Al-Star vs. Pilot Metropolitan Retro Pop: Fountain Pen Battle

Hey there, fountain pen lovers! Madigan and Lydia here, bringing you a pen battle for the ages. The Lamy Al-Star and Pilot Metropolitan are some of …

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Review: Montblanc JFK Navy Blue

John F. Kennedy

Review: Visconti Van Gogh Mini

<i>The Numbers:</i><br>Weight: 18g<br>Length (capped): 123mm<br>Length (uncapped): 115mm<br>Body Material: Italian resin<br>Nib Material: Stainless steel<br>Filling Mechanism: …

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2016 fountain pen recap

I recently wrote about the planners and notebooks I tried throughout 2016. Not long after I got my regular Traveler's Notebook I decided to try …

Namisu Nova Studio Matte Ebonite Fountain Pen Review

Namisu’s Nova Studio Matte Ebonite is the upmarket version of their very excellent Nova Aluminium. It’s the same size and shape but made, …

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The 10 Best EDC Pens 2017

Even if you're not a germaphobe, pulling a pen out of the cup at the doctor's office isn't exactly something we'd put at the top of our to-do list. …

Robert Oster fountain pen ink review

Here in the United Inkdom, us poms and near neighbours are sometimes lucky enough to receive some bonzer gear to play with – sometimes pens, …

Parker Duofold Centennial MKII Black Mosaic ST

First pen review of the year and it’s a Parker Duofold! I guess you have all figured out by now that my collection is getting rather focussed on …

Design

Twiss Pen Eye Candy

<i>TwissPens</i> is a small fountain pen company located in famous Sherwood forest in the UK run by well known and acclaimed British pen turner – <i>John …

Review: Conid Minimalistica, Delrin, EF Titanium Nib

No Comments<p><b>Hand Over That Pen, please!</b><p>Katherine: This Conid is… minimalist. Surprise! It’s a sleek, subtle black pen with a couple of nice touches. …

Titanium

Pen Problems: What to do when your new pen isn’t quite right

One of the longest units of time known to man or woman is the wait from the moment your pen order is placed, to when it arrives. This is true …

In Defense of the Humble Pilot G2

I’ve railed against the Pilot G2 in the past. It blobs. It skips. It smears. It isn’t waterproof nor is it lightfast. It is everything I don’t like …

6 (More) Reasons Why You Should Write With a Fountain Pen

You all really, REALLY liked the “<b>8 Reasons Why You Should Write With A Fountain Pen</b>” article. Since publishing, it’s been viewed nearly 60,000 times …

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