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 Line Preview: Monarca Stationery Inks

Ink Line Preview: Monarca Stationery Inks

Monarca Fine Writing Ink is a new line of inks from Mexico. The first thing that apparent from the outside is that these are from somewhere tropical. Each box features full color artwork of a desert or ocean landscape. There are four bottles in the “Caribe” line and four inks in the “SemiDesierto” and the…

A Very Special Inkpiphany: Caran d’Ache Chromatics Delicate Green

A Very Special Inkpiphany: Caran d’Ache Chromatics Delicate Green

While I realize it’s neither Epiphany nor officially the 12 days of Christmas, our darling Tina created a special ink review for Inkmas that, because Tina was so efficient, I forgot about it. So, without further adieu…. Review by Tina Koyama Although the Caran d’Ache Chromatics ink series has been around for a while, I’m…

12 Days of Inkmas: Day 12 Birmingham Blizzard Twinkle

12 Days of Inkmas: Day 12 Birmingham Blizzard Twinkle

I absolutely love that Birmingham Pen Company took their ink making process in house. Over the past year, they have been fine tuning and streamlining their  process and getting a crash course in the fine art and chemistry of ink making. Of their several different formulas, their Twinkle inks seem most appropriate for the holiday…

12 Days of Inkmas: Day 11 Pen BBS No. 401 Afternoon Ink

12 Days of Inkmas: Day 11 Pen BBS No. 401 Afternoon Ink

For today’s Inkmas, I finally get to recommend an ink that is still available: (I lied. It’s out of stock. I am THE WORST!) Pen BBS No. 401 Afternoon Ink ($8 for a 15ml bottle). This color was part of a series of daylight and nighttime colors that included the Pen BBS 398 Morning Ink featured…