Fountain Pen Review: Pineider La Grande Bellezza Tiger Eye

Fountain Pen Review: Pineider La Grande Bellezza Tiger Eye

Pineider is one pen company I have wanted to investigate for a while but the opportunity never presented itself. The pens are beautiful, the packaging is thoughtful, and the quill nibs look amazing. Appelboom recently sent several items for the Well-Appointed Desk team to review and among this batch was a Pineider LaGrande Bellezza fountain…

Pen Review: The Leonardo Momento Zero Grande with Oversized #8 Nib

Pen Review: The Leonardo Momento Zero Grande with Oversized #8 Nib

I remember vividly the first pen show that the Nibsmith had Leonardo pens stocked at his table. The Momento Zero┬ámodel caught a lot of people’s attention at that show, and for good reason. I was not immune. It’s one of the only pens I can think of that I purchased immediately when seeing a brand…

Nib Review: Grind from NibSmith

Nib Review: Grind from NibSmith

By Jessica Coles As promised in last week’s review of the Pelikan Violet & White fountain pen, this week’s review is all about the nib I chose for this beautiful pen.   I have previously had experience with both steel (Amythyst M200) Pelikan nibs and gold (Honey and White M400) Pelikan nibs. I have enjoyed…