Tag: Green

As I approach my fifth year of doing fountain pen video reviews on YouTube and written reviews here on the Pen Habit blog, I’ve been reflecting a bit on how my personal preferences for fountain pens have changed over that …

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In this episode, we talk about a couple of green inks, whether or not mixing ink is normal, and how I organize my collection of ink swabs. This episode is brought to you in part by Pen Chalet at http://penchalet.com. …

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The good folks at Points of Distinction (the US Distributor for Diplomat Pens) provided this lovely Diplomat Excellence A fountain pen for me to review (which I did here) and then give away to my wonderful Pen Habit Viewers. This …

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Italian manufacturer, Delta, produces a truly mind-boggling array of pen models and variations thereof. Their stock of materials and finishes is impressive, but most of their pens tend  to skew toward the large or very large end of the size …

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I was first introduced to the Diplomat brand of fountain pens toward the end of my third season when I received their zeppelin-shaped Aero pen to review. I liked it a lot—so much so that I ended up buying one …

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My first experiences with wood pens were not great. I was brand new to fountain pens (literally…my first ever pen was wood) and I couldn’t have told you what made a good pen from a bad pen. I just saw …

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Hieronymus is a Swiss retailer that got its start in letterpress printing. Over the years, they have expanded their offerings to include a series of writing instruments, paper, notebooks, desk accessories, leather goods, and most recently, fountain pen inks. Their …

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What first draws you to an ink? Is it the flow characteristics? The shading? The sheen? The shape and size of the bottle? Or is it perhaps something just a bit more basic–something like the color? What would happen if …

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