I'm shocked that no one had commented on this ink or its fabulous shading attributes. Now with so many sheening inks wowing the inkophiles out there, this beautiful shading ink se...view moreems to have been forgotten, except perhaps by the few who know. This has been my favorite shading turquoise since its debut. The ink blot above is just not representative of the color at all! It is a slightly cooler blue turquoise with heavier deposition shading leaning to deep purplish blue. In a wet flex nib pen the result is just heavenly....colors range from pale aqua to turquoise blue, deep peacock blue to dark purplish sapphire blue in a single stroke...stunning! The ink smear accompanied by the vapid notes, not to mention its bemusing moniker, seem to have relegated it to review obscurity, until today. I still am nonplussed by its beauty every time I put it to papers. If you prefer a bit more green in your turquoise, just see what it looks like on cream colored papers! If you love high performing shading inks, I can't think why you shouldn't avail yourself of a sample. The name I'd have given this stunner..... Vainglorious Peacock Blue! view less
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Supplying analog writing instruments and accessories since 1938. Third generation family-owned store based in Little Rock, Arkansas. Mike was trained by his grandfather, dad, and uncle to continue the family business of all things pens, inks, and paper.