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…

Pen Review: Pilot Grance

Pen Review: Pilot Grance

By Jessica Coles I found myself lost the other day in the depths of JetPens, wandering through various corridors.  It seems that even though I could swear I’ve seen everything they offer, I can still find nooks and crannies of previously unseen goodies. This time, I came across a Pilot fountain pen that I had…

Philadelphia Pen Show 2019 Review: A Vendor’s View

Philadelphia Pen Show 2019 Review: A Vendor’s View

I’ve been thinking about the best way to review the Philadelphia 2019 Pen Show. I know there are plenty of pen show reviews out there and if you didn’t attend a show it can be overwhelming to look through all of the reviews;  if you were at the show, it can get repetitive to read through several…