This ink is a beautiful and rich color. It is a little on the dry side, so I always go for a broader nib. I gave it 5 stars because it's a really pretty and unique shade! It isn't...view more like the less saturated greens or the popular teal-green color we see a lot of. It's a true, forest green. Also, can we talk about the bottle it comes in??? Edelstein has one of the fanciest bottles I've ever seen. view less
This ink is a match for Pelikan's M205 fountain pen that came out in 2020 -- it shades very subtly between a dark olive green to a dark forest green. Ink is pretty dry but still w...view morerites fairly well. view less
I recently wrote a review for Ferris Wheel Press Peppermint Drop. I had purchased some greens to compare. I haven't found a green that really gives me the fizz for journaling. I li...view moreke darker greens.
Olivine is a nice green. It shades nicely and in the lighter shading has quite a bit of yellow. I also like saturated inks. This ink is about medium saturation. I know color is subjective per person, so why did I take a star away? It's more fussy to clean out of my pen. I sampled 4 greens last night and this Olivine took nearly 2x as long to clean out of my Pelikan M805 (only dipped too!) than any of the other greens that I tried. Those were Cult Pens Deep Dark Green, Ferris Wheel Press Peppermint Drop and Faber-Castell Moss Green (which is actually much darker and more saturated than this Olivine). view less
This is a bluer Olivine than some, but that is Pelikan! I find their colors always a bit off with what I consider the right name for the pigment. It runs dry in my pens, and I li...view moreke wet ink... Again, that seems to be true for Pelikan. view less
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