Robert Oster Barossa Grape - Rohrer & Klingner Scabiosa Ink Review

These two inks are similar in color, however, they each have distinct properties.  Even though the Rohrer & Klingner Scabiosa is an iron gall ink, I chose to compare these two shades for their color similarities.  Just keep that in mind when making a decision before ordering.       Lamy F and 1.5 nibs on Rhodia paper.  Drying times are on...
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deATRAMENTIS Wine infused ink Review

Ink with wine? Yes please! According to the deATRAMENTIS website, these inks are pure concentrated ink along with a few other ingredients for binding purposes.   I have sampled four here, but Vanness carries 22 different varieties.  🍷✍🏼 These inks all have the aroma of wine and I can notice the distinct sweetness of the Riesling, while the other...
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September News

September around Arkansas always means temperatures below 100 and new fall pen arrivals Two New Pelikan designs have arrived at Vanness this week; the Blue Marble and the Dark Brown Tortoise. Dark Tortoise ( shown above) is available in extra fine thru to the Broad option. Next weekend we head to the Dallas Pen Show and will have the new Oste...
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