Fountain Pen Review: Truphae Monthly Subscription Box

Review by Laura Cameron Have you ever tried a subscription box for something you love? We were sent an Inkredible Box from Truphae for the purposes of this review, and I was super excited to see what they’re all about! Truephae is a small pen and stationary shop located in Greenville, South Carolina founded to…

Fountain Pen Review: Opus 88 Bela

Fountain Pen Review: Opus 88 Bela

By Jessica Coles I would like to introduce a pen that I haven’t seen reviewed very often: the Opus 88 Bela. A big thank you to Goldspot Pens for letting me experience the Bela. I have enjoyed Opus 88 pens (and nibs!) in the past, but this one is slightly different. It is a CHONKER.…

Fountain Pen Review: Laban 300 Skeleton Fountain Pen in Rose Gold

Fountain Pen Review: Laban 300 Skeleton Fountain Pen in Rose Gold

Review by Laura Cameron Goldspot is a lovely sponsor of the Well-Appointed Desk and recently they asked if there were any pens we would like to review on loan. YES! I asked to try the Laban 300 Skeleton Fountain Pen in Rose Gold ($207.95). When the Skeleton first came out I was smitten with the…

Pen Review: Sailor Lucky Charm and a Music Nib

Pen Review: Sailor Lucky Charm and a Music Nib

By Jessica Coles Recently I wrote a post about a local art supply store (Meininger’s) that happens to have a wonderful selection of ink and fountain pen friendly paper. Well, I did forget to mention it also has a huge variety of pens. Among these pens I forgot to rave about are Sailor pens. But…

Pen Review: TWSBI ECO White Rosegold Fountain Pen

Review by Laura Cameron I haven’t bought a new pen in a while, though I’ve been tempted by many of TWSBI’s recent offerings (I’m looking at you MINT BLUE). But when the ECO White Rosegold (Lemur Ink, $49.99) edition came up for sale, I didn’t really stop and think, just hit pre-order.     The ECO…