Van Dieman's Tasmania Vine Purple is a deep and sumptuous purple, bordering on violet. The Tasmania Vine, which bears fruit of the same, deep rich purple hue, gives this ink its colour. This purple is dark enough to use even as a blue substitute. Guaranteed not to clog or clot, you will be very happy with this little bottle of royalty.
This is a truly lovely, clear shade of true purple with just a touch of blue in the shading. The color is cool rather than warm and has nice shading from light to dark, however, d... view moreue to great ink flow and relative wetness, the purple color comes out consistently regardless of nib. It's rare to find a purple that doesn't have a lot of red in it -- this one has barely a hint. 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.