New Organics Studio Fountain Pen Ink

Organics Studio New Inks

Just a quick heads up today that there are new colors of fountain pen ink available from the folks at Organics Studio.  I really loved their Walt Whitman Leaves of Grass Green Black ink. Here is a quick peek at it if you want to hit the link above and check out our previous review.  I'm looking forward to grabbing some of their new colors to test them out as well.  If you aren't familiar with their inks, check out some of the other great reviews … [Read more...]

Caran d’Ache Infinite Grey Review

Caran d'Ache Infinite Grey Bottle and Box

Today we are taking a look at one of the Caran d'Ache Chromatics Ink colors - Infinite Grey.  Previously we reviewed the Delicate Green which was a really fun ink to use and it looked great too.  This ink was picked up from the nice folks over at Goulet Pens, but there was no consideration or discount for the product featured here, it was purchased at full price for the purpose of this review. … [Read more...]

How to Get Ink Off Your Fingers – Amodex or Mr. Clean

How to Get Ink Off Your Fingers - Amodex or Mr. Clean Magic Eraser Sponges

I've heard a lot of people discuss how to get ink off your fingers after changing the ink in your fountain pens, and recently I discovered a great solution that I wanted to share.  Previously I had tried Amodex, admittedly because it was sold by many fountain pen shops and it had a picture of a nib on the box.  Recently I couldn't find my bottle of Amodex, but I remembered I had a box of Mr. Clean Magic Eraser sponges under the kitchen sink.  With no other … [Read more...]

Caran d’Ache Chromatics Delicate Green

Caran d'Ache Chromatics Delicate Green Writing Sample Close Up

This box of Caran d'Ache Chromatics Delicate Green was part of an impulse purchase a few weeks ago triggered by an email newsletter from the good folks at Goulet Pens.  For the record there was no discount or special considerations for my purchase of this product for review here.  Just a whim on a fancy looking bottle of ink from a well known online fountain pen shop with a great reputation. … [Read more...]

Organics Studio Walt Whitman Leaves of Grass Green Black

Walt Whitman Leaves of Grass Doane Paper Writing Sample

The Organics Studio line of fountain pen inks was new to me a few weeks ago when I saw it on the Goulet Pens website, and with such interesting names I decided to grab a few bottles.  The first ink we will take a look at is from their "Masters of Writing" series of fountain pen inks.  The Walt Whitman Leaves of Grass ink is very earthy looking in that it has a grayish-brownish-blackish ink with noticeable green highlights. … [Read more...]

Kaweco Sepia Brown Fountain Pen Ink

Kaweco Sepia Brown Fountain Pen Ink Bottle and Cartridges

Today we will take a look at the Kaweco Sepia Brown fountain pen ink in a 30ml bottle and also in cartridges.  These samples were generously sent to us by Sebastian from Kaweco for the purpose of this review.   I generally prefer my fountain pen ink from a bottle but we did test both delivery methods. … [Read more...]

Pelikan Edelstein Amber Fountain Pen Ink

Pelikan Edelstein Amber Open Bottle

Last week we looked at the Pelikan Edelstein Turmaline Ink, and today we have one more color in the fantastic line of Pelikan Edelstein Inks, which is the Pelikan Edelstein Amber Fountain Pen Ink, which is also their special 2013 Ink of the year. … [Read more...]

Pelikan Edelstein Turmaline Fountain Pen Ink

Pelikan Edelstein Turmaline Fountain Pen Ink

I've been a huge fan of the Pelikan Edelstein Line of premium fountain pen ink ever since I started using it back in 2011 when I picked up the Adventurine Green color.  Today we are taking a look at the 2012 Ink of the year, Pelikan Edelstein Turmaline, which is kind of a bright pink color.  For the record, this bottle was purchased with no discount or consideration from our friends at Goldspot, I just felt like buying it myself and did not feel like being … [Read more...]

Pelikan Edelstein Tanzanite Fountain Pen Ink

Pelikan Edelstein Tanzanite Open Bottle

The premium line of Pelikan Fountain Pen ink, branded with the name Edelstein has been an instant favorite ever since I first tried the Aventurine color back in early 2011.  I recently saw on the Goldspot.com website that they came out with a new color, Tanzanite which is essentially a blue black shade...so now we have one of my favorite inks also in my favorite color, making it a no brainer of a purchase.  For full disclosure this purchase came with a … [Read more...]

Namiki Iroshizuku Tsuki-Yo Moonlight Fountain Pen Ink

Namiki Iroshizuku Tsuki-Yo Moonlight Fountain Pen Ink

Back when I ordered my TWSBI 540 Demonstrator, I also grabbed some of this Pilot Namiki Iroshizuku Tsuki-Yo Moonlight Fountain Pen Ink from Goldspot, with a nice little discount there from my friends.  Now that I have a few weeks worth of use of this ink under my belt, I'm really pleased with it and thought I'd share my thoughts on it with you on this ink that falls into the premium and blue black categories. … [Read more...]

TWSBI Diamond 540 50mL Ink Well

TWSBI Diamond 540 Ink Well and 540 Demonstrator Filled

Last week during giveaway week, we reviewed the TWSBI 540 Demonstrator Fountain Pen, so this week I wanted to get in this review on the TWSBI Diamond 540 Ink Well.  As a reminder, this item as well as the fountain pen were provided at a slight discount by our sponsors over at Goldspot. … [Read more...]

Noodler’s Black Swan in Australian Roses

Noodler's Black Swan in Australian Roses Writing Sample

I got this fantastic (and complementary) bottle of Noodler's Black Swan in Australian Roses from our friends over at Goldspot when I did the review of the Edison Collier Fountain Pen.  I've been enjoying it ever since that review, so I thought we would take a quick look at it today. … [Read more...]

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