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 r...
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Diamine Night Sky and Sparkling Shadows Review

Everyone likes a little shimmer, right? Hmmmm, well maybe not all fountain pen people love it so I tried it out in my Lamy Safari tonight.  I used a F nib and a 1.5 nib and as you can see the shimmer didn't show up with either nib, but it did wash out very easily with water so no worries there.  The Sparkling Shadows is a much lighter shade and ...
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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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