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Rumble in the Jungle (Volcano, that is)

Posted by Davina Darling on

We love sheeny inks. We don't try to hide it and we definitely don't deny it. And based off of the feedback we get from customers, you guys like them, too. Krishna is a brand that has quickly become well known for their vast color line-up and especially for inks that sheen. They offer several saturated colors that pack a sheeny punch on the paper. The most popular of these inks is probably Jungle Volcano. Recently, Krishna informed us that they have had to make some adjustments to the formula of Jungle Volcano. Due to catastrophic weather conditions and severe...

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Product Comparison Now Live!

Posted by Chris Wright on

Product Comparison Now Live!

We now have a product comparison tool!  You can compare ink swatches, inks to pens, and pens to pens. Match your favorite ink to your next pen, or find out how closely two inks look next to each other. To start: click the "Add to Compare" checkbox below an ink on the collection page, or the button on a product page.   You can expand the "Compare" button that pops up at the bottom of the page, to see what you've added to the comparison tool.   Compare expanded:   If you click the "COMPARE" button, it will take you...

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How to fill a Standard International Fountain Pen (video)

Posted by Chris Wright on

How to fill a Standard International Fountain Pen (video)

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Opus 88 Filling Instructions (Video)

Posted by Chris Wright on

Opus 88 Filling Instructions (Video)

This video gives instructions on how to fill Opus 88 eyedropper pens.

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Noodler's Ottoman Rose & Mandalay Maroon Ink Review

Posted by Amy Davis on

Noodler's Ottoman Rose & Mandalay Maroon Ink Review

Hello and and Happy Thursday! Today I wanted to check out some red inks.  I actually don't see many people using reds and I thought it would be interesting to use these two from Noodler's to compare since they are so close in color.    A lot of people think of Ottoman Rose as a pink shade because of the name, but for me it's more of a deep rose red with a  purple undertone while the Mandalay Maroon seems to be a less saturated ink with a pinkish smoky undertone.  Both are very pretty colors that have very similar properties.  ...

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