Pen Review: Opus88 Fantasia Fountain Pen (Fine Nib)

Pen Review: Opus88 Fantasia Fountain Pen (Fine Nib)

The Opus 88 Fantasia ($125) is a colorful pocket-sized pen with ebonite, striped cap and translucent acrylic body. This fountain pen model uses the same nib and filling mechanism as the Koloro and Picnic though I’m discovering that each nib seems to perform differently. The Opus 88 Fantasia Fountain Pen comes in the same sort…

Ask The Desk: Teal Pens, Dip Pens and Stationery

Zack asks: I have been looking for a full-sized green/teal body fountain pen for the longest time. I haven’t seen many that are within my budget of <$200 that are to my liking. I was wondering if you have any in mind that could fit my specifications. Nib material is not important, but of course…

Fountain Pen Review: Pineider La Grande Bellezza Gemstone Hematite Grey Fountain Pen XF Quill Nib

Fountain Pen Review: Pineider La Grande Bellezza Gemstone Hematite Grey Fountain Pen XF Quill Nib

The Pineider La Grande Bellezza Gemstone Hematite Grey Fountain with extra fine nib ($398) is certainly a mouthful to say and probably not a pen brand most people are familiar with. It’s an Italian brand of fountain pen with a lot of history behind the brand (264 years according to the documentation included in the package)…