Ink Review: Sailor inks exclusive to Cult Pens

Ink Review: Sailor inks exclusive to Cult Pens

I have an obsession with finding new inks. An obsession that is a bit ridiculous – except I blame it on writing for Well-Appointed Desk! Cult Pens is an amazing store located in Great Britain with a huge selection of inks, pens, paper, storage containers – everything to delight a fountain pen user. Cult Pens…

Ink Comparison: Kin Mokusei vs Apricot

Ink Comparison: Kin Mokusei vs Apricot

Sailor has made a dizzying number of inks, from standard black and blue to special editions that are only available under very specific locations. All Sailor inks have one thing in common, though – because they are high quality and (typically) amazing colors, they are usually in high demand. While answering a question about Sailor…

12 Days of Inkmas:  Sailor Manyo Ume (Day 5)

12 Days of Inkmas: Sailor Manyo Ume (Day 5)

Sailor Manyo Ume is one of my favorite inks lately – a burgundy with a touch of sheen, a bit of brown mixed in, one that sometimes shades, showing a pinkish red underneath. In comparison to a few other sheening burgundies, Ume doesn’t show much sheen and when it does, it isn’t bright. But this…

Ink Review: Sailor Virginia and Sailor Illinois

Ink Review: Sailor Virginia and Sailor Illinois

By Jessica Coles  Sailor started releasing a new lineup – the 50 States collection – early in 2019 with California and Colorado inks. Recently New York and Texas followed. I was surprised when Virginia and Illinois joined the set so quickly with only about 2 months between releases. Thank you to Dromgoole’s for sending over…

Ink Review: Sailor’s Sailor

Ink Review: Sailor’s Sailor

By Jessica Coles Rejoice, blue ink lovers! The newest ink from Sailor, named Sailor’s Sailor, is a beautiful deep blue ink made to celebrate the ink blender Osamu Ishimaru and the 15 years he has been hosting Ink Blending events while dressed as a bartender to emphasize the individuality of each ink. Sailor’s Sailor is…

12 Days of Inkmas: Day 12 – Sailor Studio 264

12 Days of Inkmas: Day 12 – Sailor Studio 264

By Jessica Coles I have written several posts about the beautiful Sailor Studio inks over the past few months. These tiny bottles pack so much color inside, plus there are 100 inks in the line! These inks are incredibly fun to collect as well – the minimal packaging and color-coded labels look great lined up…