This ink is almost identical in color to Colorverse Brunch Date except it is a little lighter and a bit dryer. Whereas Brunch Date retains it's color even with fine nibs, Rouille ... view mored'Ancre doesn't come into it's own unless using at least a medium nib. view less
I didn’t think I would like this color, but once I tried a sample, realized how beautiful it is! A unique, warm, inviting shade. May be difficult to read, as it is low-contrast; th... view moree broader the nib, the more legible. Looks great in a Lamy 1.1 italic nib. view less
I really adore this ink. Consistent with Herbin's traditional offerings, the ink is very matte and quite wet, and well-behaved as well as being easy to clean out of pens. It goes d... view moreown a very brownish pink color and dries a lovely pastel marine-rust color. Highly recommended and not too light to use. view less
Warm rust-salmon tone which looks like a natural, plant-based dye of old. Rather dry flow for me and dries to a chalky finish. I don't get much shading out of it...or at least, sha... view moreding is subtle. This comes out quite pale compared to the sample, so I think it's best in a wet nib that lays down plenty of ink such as broad, flex, or stub. Still, a lovely color! view less
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