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Diamine Shimmer Inks 2016

Twelve new colours have been produced and released by Diamine in their very popular Shimmer line and they kindly sent through four of them to me for review. I am not much of a sparkly ink user as I alluded to in my last review of Caroube de Chypre by J. Herbin but it's Christmas time and this seems...

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Private Reserve Chocolat Fountain Pen Ink

Brown inks seem to be having a bit of a comeback in popularity recently and they serve as a great alternative to black or blue ink. I always found them a bit boring and this one should be the same, but for some reason I really like this ink.

As with other Private Reserve inks it is highly satura...

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Private Reserve Electric DC Blue Fountain Pen Ink

Blue inks are a bit hit and miss for me, anything that reminds me of the blue inks that I used at school instantly get rejected but a great blue with plenty of pop can usually be found in my rotation.

It took a while for this sample to make it through into a daily writer but I am glad it did. Th...

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Private Reserve Spearmint Fountain Pen Ink

I love green, and find myself with a rather wide collection of green pens and inks so I was excited to try Private Reserve Spearmint and see how it compares to my go to inks like Diamine Umber. I popped this one straight into my Parker Duofold and started writing.

This is yet another very highly...

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J Herbin 1670 - Caroube de Chypre

J. Herbin was an enterprising young sailor from France who lived during the 17th century. The 1670 edition inks by the J. Herbin brand have been created to celebrate his life; a range of sparkly inks containing fine mica (glitter) particles to add a little shine to everyday writing.

Ink in TWSBI Eco

The latest ...

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