Four Fountain Pens Under $50 For Beginners

Four Top Fountain PEns

Much as I want to preach the amazing qualities of a Staedtler fountain pen with its intensely smooth nib, heavy barrel and well above average writing experience to first time buyers, I have to remember that most of our new customers are not as enthusiastic as I might be on spending $260 for their first purchase. … Read more

The Parker Premium IM In Matte Black

Parker Premium Matte Black M FP

The name Parker has been synonymous with fountain pens for 125 years. The Parker Pen Company was founded in 1888 after George Parker became unhappy with the reliability of the products he sold. His unhappiness led to the redesign of the humble fountain pen and paved the way for years of design and innovation. And … Read more

The Weekly Ink Blot: J. Herbin June Mixup

J. Herbin Vert Reseda and Bouquet D'Antan

This week we have two gorgeous summery inks for you! Vert Réséda and Bouquet D’Antan from J. Herbin are two beautiful inks that are sure to make your fountain pen sing! Vert Réséda should be green, but in my humble opinion it’s definitely a mint! This gorgeous ink has Mediterranean cool written all over it! The bold ink … Read more