Ink Review: Newest Penbbs Inks

Ink Review: Newest Penbbs Inks

  By Jessica Coles Black Friday (and the related Small Business Saturday, In-Between Sales Sunday, Cyber Monday…) has come and gone and packages ordered online last week are now being delivered. During these sale days, I happened to see a few new inks pop up on Vanness Pens – all Penbbs inks. Ok, I admit…

Ink Review: Diamine Handel

Ink Review: Diamine Handel

By Jessica Coles This week I decided to take a break from my normal lines of Sailor Studio and Montblanc inks and instead show an ink that is beautiful, inexpensive, but hard to find. Diamine makes an astoundingly large variety of inks for a wide variety of clients. Some people even joke that Dimaine makes…

Guest Post Ink Review: MontBlanc Ladies Edition Pearl

Guest Post Ink Review: MontBlanc Ladies Edition Pearl

Guest Review by Jaclyn Myers (AKA Inkpothesis) Typically my opinion of an ink forms long after I have opened it. Assessing the important characteristics of an ink requires a pen to be filled, a nib to be dipped, and my Col-o-Ring collection to be expanded by yet another swab. Other times, the presentation of an…

Ink Review: Sailor Studio 237

Ink Review: Sailor Studio 237

By Jessica Coles Sailor Studio has 100 inks in their lineup – plenty of space to explore various nooks and crannies of ink properties that are not usually present in commercially available inks. Because of this freedom, Sailor has created many distinct inks in the Studio line and 237 is one of them. Dromgoole’s is the…

Ink Review: Sailor Studio 130

Ink Review: Sailor Studio 130

By Jessica Coles This review covers Sailor Studio 130 ($18 for 20mL at Dromgoole’s). In the Sailor Studio lineup, the first number indicates the saturation level of the ink. Even though this ink is the lowest saturation level of the group, I had no problem at all reading anything written with it. At first glance, Sailor…