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Total Beginner's Guide to Fountain Pens

1) Install the Ink<p>Fountain pens almost always come with their ink cartridge sealed and uninstalled, so you’ll need to install the cartridge before …

Platinum 3776 Century Nice Lilas Review

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Wancher Double Compact Crystal

Scroll down to read in English<br>Merhabalar,<br>Bu haftanın kalemi Wancher. Wancher markası pek çok kalemseverin bildiği Engeika isimli sitenin kendi …

Sailor 1911 Large Azure Exclusive Fountain Pen Hospital Edition: A Review

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It has only been a couple of weeks since Namisu released their all-brass version of the Nova, but they haven't exactly been sitting still: Early this …

Orion Spacecraft

Epic fail: Using a Faber-Castell Converter in a Super5 Fountain Pen

I’m currently using my Super5 with the 0.7 nib a lot, but I made one mistake: I filled a Faber-Castell converter with the Aurora Blue-Black ink …

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Aurora Nebulosa Limited Edition Fountain Pen: A Review


Cleo Skribent Copper Colour Ballpoint Pen Review


Affordable gold nib pens

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Copper Pens Comparison

There are many great copper fountain pens on the market today, so how do you choose the right one? Three of our favorites at Goulet Pens are the …


Namisu Nova fountain pen meta-review

<b>A little bit of</b> <b>history</b> <b></b>Glaciers, weathering and tectonic plates were all involved to a greater or lesser extent in separating the Lothian volcanoes …

Monteverde Ruby with a TWSBI Mini AL Silver Fountain Pen-Silver: Monday Matchup #137

Hello, fountain pen fans and welcome to this week's Monday Matchup. Lydia here, bringing you another exciting drawing with some personal ties. I drew …

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Fountain Pen Review: Sailor 1911 Fresca Regular with Fine Nib

I really didn’t need to worry about the size of the standard 1911 pen. It is really about the same size as a Metropolitan and since its an …

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#30DaysofInks Instagram Challenge - 2017 Week 1 Highlights

Welcome back for the Week 1 highlights of the <i>#30daysofinks Instagram Challenge</i> hosted by yours truly! We’re off to a great start with a beautiful …


Ink Pens

Aside from my Parker IM Roller Ball and Fountain pens the only real ink pens that I love are Staedtler Triplus Fineliner pens. I forget when I first …


30 Days of Fountain Pen Inks - 2017 Instagram Challenge

Calling all fountain pen geeks! This past weekend for the 2nd year in a row, I kicked off my <b>30 Days of Fountain Pen Inks April Instagram Challenge</b>. …


The history of the pencil - Journal

For 400 years, pencils have been used to record, create and share.<p>When we think of the humble pencil, we often remember our childhood of using a …


Ask The Desk: First Fountain Pens

I’m looking for my first fountain pen, mainly for journaling while I’m in college, and I came across reading a review for a pen …

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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 …


Review: Edison Pearlette

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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 …

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 …


Pen Review: Pilot Custom 912 wth FA Nib


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 …

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