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…

Fountain Pen Review: Pelikan M600 Violet & White

Fountain Pen Review: Pelikan M600 Violet & White

By Jessica Coles Earlier this year, Pelikan announced the newest special edition: the Pelikan Violet & White M600 ($440-$535). As soon as I saw the photos of this pen, I fell in love with it and I wasn’t alone. Purple seems to be an especially rare color in the pen world. So far, I have…

Fountain Pen Review: Pelikan Souverän M600 Turquoise White

Review by Laura Cameron When Pelikan released the photos of the Souverän M600 Turquoise-White I was pretty smitten.  Even though it was more than any pen I had owned previously, I was dying to get my hands on one.  So when Pelikan offered to loan a ballpoint and fountain set to the Desk for review, Ana…

Fountain Pen Review: Pelikan M605 Transparent White EF “The Ghost”

Fountain Pen Review: Pelikan M605 Transparent White EF “The Ghost”

Ever since I started buying fountain pens, I’ve wanted a Pelikan. I initially thought I wanted an M200 series. I liked the simplicity and classic looks but didn’t know when I began collecting what the difference was between the various lines of Pelikan. Over time, I learned that as the numbers got bigger (for the…