Pen Review: Silo Ballpoint Pen by Caravan Designs

Pen Review: Silo Ballpoint Pen by Caravan Designs

By Jessica Coles A while back, Ana asked me if I would like to review something a bit different than my usual; it was the Silo ballpoint pen from Caravan Designs ($25.00 for the pen, sleeve, and refill).  I was excited to try a new kind of pen – Every Day Carry (EDC) items are…

Ink Review: Sailor Studio 162

Ink Review: Sailor Studio 162

By Jessica Coles Sailor Studio inks. 100 inks that have amazing characteristics including heavy sheening inks, pastel colors, even inks that seem to be several colors and no specific color at the same time.  Today, we are looking at Sailor Studio 162. According to the numbering scheme used by Sailor, we can tell that this…

Ink Review: Sailor Studio 273

Ink Review: Sailor Studio 273

By Jessica Coles  I fell in love with Sailor Studio 273 as soon as I saw a photo of the ink on two different types of paper – the ink looked like an entirely different color when only the paper was changed. This is another ink that I have placed in my “Inks that have really…

Ink Review: Sailor Studio 653

Ink Review: Sailor Studio 653

By Jessica Coles  I love purple inks.  Dark purple, light purple, purples that lean red and purples that lean blue.  All purple inks find a home with me. I think I seek out purple inks because, as a child, there were NO purple inks.  My rainbow of ink color was restricted to those in a…

Ink Review: Sailor Studio 462

Ink Review: Sailor Studio 462

By Jessica Coles Lately, Sailor has been flooding the ink scene with new ink choices.  This has been quite a delight to ink collectors although it is also a curse to completionist collectors who just need to have each color.  Sailor Studio inks are available in a standard line of 100 separate inks.  Although each…

Ink Review: Robert Oster Pen Addict Fire on Fire

Ink Review: Robert Oster Pen Addict Fire on Fire

By Jessica Coles This newest offering from Robert Oster is also the first ink offering from Brad Dowdy (The Pen Addict). After many long years of being asked to create a Pen Addict ink, Brad finally caved to the cries from his fans.  Teaming up with the talented Robert Oster, he has now introduced a…