How to (cleanly) fill a fountain pen

How to fill a fountain pen cleanly

One thing that really bugs me about filling my pens is an inky nib section. This is especially true when a pen is an expensive one. After purchasing a gorgeous new fountain pen, you rip open the packaging, carefully open the box and behold the amazing craftsmanship that went into making your new pen.  … and then … Read more

Conklin Sunburst Orange, Monteverde Mandarin Orange and Rhodia Paper!

Conklin All American Sunburst and Monteverde Mandarin Orange Ink

Last week I happened to look out of the window and see our maple tree changing into a gorgeous orange and brown colour. I decided to see what orange we had in stock! First up was the Conklin All American fountain pen in Sunburst Orange. If you don’t know the All American, you’ll first be … Read more

How To Fill A Fountain Pen

Fountain Pen Converters And Cartridges

This one is for Lyn! After receiving a gorgeous fountain pen as a gift, Lyn came to us with several questions. One question that she asked was how to get ink into her brand new pen! She had a piston converter and no cartridges. I hope this article helps, Lyn! Fountain pens that use ink … Read more

Four Fountain Pens For Calligraphy

I won’t pretend to be a good writer (those of you who have received my notes will know) and I’m certainly not a calligraphy nut, but within the last year we have had a few customers ask us to stock ‘fancy’ nibs that would fit regular fountain pens. Nibs that would give their handwriting a … Read more

Esterbrook Estie Fountain Pen Review

Esterbrook Estie Capped!

The Esterbrook Pen Company was established in 1858 and reborn in 2018 with the help of New York based creative branding firm, Kenro. Kenro are experts in their chosen area of focus – premium fine writing and watches – with over 26 years of expertise in design, marketing and distribution. And wow oh wow have … Read more