A few Birmingham Pen Co. Inks

A few Birmingham Pen Co. Inks

I recently purchased a handful of inks from Birmingham Pen Co. I had done a post about comparing some of the new inks with their previous formulas but this time I wanted to try a range of their various formulas: the Everlasting Formula (a permanent pigmented ink), the Keystone Inks (formerly known as the Rich…

Ink Review: A Closer Look at Anderillium

Ink Review: A Closer Look at Anderillium

This week I am looking at the properties of Anderillium inks, starting with the first four from the Cepholapod series: Blue-ringed Octopus blue, Bobtail Squid green, Vampire Squid red, and Cuttlefish brown. If you would like to see all 16 ink colors, be sure to read my post from last week! First, a comparison of…

Anderillium Inks

Anderillium Inks

As the Atlanta Pen Show started to pack up for the journey back to individual homes, Ana and I met up to investigate a popular table: Anderillium Ink. While Anderillium may be new to most readers, the company has been around for a few years already. After introducing their first round of inks, the owner…

Ink Review: Montblanc Homage to Victoria and Albert

Ink Review: Montblanc Homage to Victoria and Albert

Today I’m excited to show a new ink from Montblanc – Homage to Victoria and Albert. I purchased my bottle from the online Montblanc store, but it is also available at Dromgoole’s, Pen Boutique, and other Montblanc retailers. Homage to Victoria and Albert (referring to Queen Victoria and Prince Albert) is a minty green ink…

Fountain Pen Ink Review: Pennonia/Inkdependence Cheerio Waterbus

While at the Atlanta Pen Show, Ana brought back a bottle of the newest ink for us to swatch and review. Cheerio Waterbus is a collaboration between Pennonia and Inkdepence and is available for preorder in Mike’s shop! The name, Cheerio Waterbus, which in Hungarian is a bit like saying “after a while crocodile.” We…

Pilot Iroshizuku New Colors

Pilot Iroshizuku New Colors

It has been quite a while since Pilot has added new colors to their Iroshizuku line. The addition this year is bittersweet – three inks will be added but another three (Ina-Ho,  Tsuyu-kusa, and Tsukushi) have been retired. I was able to find a small box of 15mL bottles of the three new inks –…