Fountain Pen Review: Ferris Wheel Press Brush Fountain Pen

Review by Laura Cameron During Inkmas, Ana shared a special ink from the Ferris Wheel Press Kickstarter campaign. You can see her Sunshine Yellow Brush Fountain Pen ($138 USD) in some of her photos, but she didn’t specifically review the pen. However, she brought it to a knit night for me to try and I…

Fountain Pen Review: Faber-Castell Grip 2011 EF in Silver

Fountain Pen Review: Faber-Castell Grip 2011 EF in Silver

There are not a lot of new, entry-level pens appearing on the market so its always worth taking a good look. The Faber-Castell Grip 2011 ($20) is definitely a contender. Especially in light of recent price increase on the Pilot Metropolitan (now MSRP $29.99, street price $23.99), there is definitely room for a new entry-level…

Fountain Pen Review: Esterbrook Phaeton

Fountain Pen Review: Esterbrook Phaeton

The second release from the new, improved relaunch of Esterbrook is the Phaeton 300R (MSRP $85, street price $68). While the Estie was designed to be a modern fountain pen that could also use the original Esterbrook screw-in nib units, the Phaeton is a retro-styled fountain pen with a semi-hooded nib reminiscent of mid-century pen…

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…

Fountain Pen Review: Zebra Zensations

Review by Laura Cameron Several weeks ago I was browsing JetPens and saw the 4-pack of Zebra Zensations ($9.75) and thought I’d give disposable fountain pens a try. Zebra Zensations are plastic bodied disposable fountain pens. They come in a variety of colors including: red, green, blue, turquoise, black, purple and pink. My 4-pack included…