Fountain Pen Ink

Fountain Pen Ink

When it comes to fountain pen ink there is much to consider. One choice you will have to decide is what type of ink to use. It can come both bottled and in cartridges and both have advantages and disadvantages. You also have to consider which is the best brand, and how to avoid buying the wrong type of ink that will clog your fountain pen. All of these questions will be mentioned in this article in order to ensure…

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Rollerball Pens: All You Need to Know

Rollerball Pens: All You Need to Know

What is a rollerball pen? A rollerball pen, like a ballpoint pen, has a ball-in-socket mechanism connected to an ink source. It is used to mark up a surface when applied. Some dictionaries define rollerball pens as simply a type of ballpoint pen, or a ballpoint pen that uses thinner ink.  The easiest way to define a rollerball pen is to compare it to a ballpoint pen and examine their differences. Please see our article covering ballpoint pens for more…

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Ballpoint Pens

Ballpoint Pens

If you’re looking for a smooth-writing and quick ink drying pen, ballpoint pens may be for you. Not only are ballpoint pens often much more economical than other types of pens, but they are also commonly known for their long-lasting ink refills. This type of pen is by far the most frequently used writing instrument when it comes to pens. Find out more about ballpoint pens below! If you’re interested in other pens like Rollerball Pens, Fountain Pens, or Brush…

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Cross Pens: All You Need to Know

Cross Pens: All You Need to Know

Have you ever heard of a Cross Pen? These pens have been around for years, but what makes these writing instruments so prestigious? This article will inform you of Cross Pens and all you need to know! Especially if you are looking into purchasing the right one! The A.T. Cross Company has provided luxury and style for over 150 years! Maybe you’re asking, what makes them different from any other pen? Or maybe you’re looking to find the best Cross…

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How to Make a Quill Pen

How to Make a Quill Pen

Quill pens are the perfect writing tool if you’re looking to write with an unmatched stroke and greater flexibility. Quill pens were used long before dip pens, and have lasted the test of time because of their unique writing abilities. Find out how you can make your own quill pen below! If you find quill pens interesting, read Introduction to Quill Pens for more information on how to care for your quill pen and so on! Parts of a feather…

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The 6 Best Notebooks for Travel, Organization, and More!

The 6 Best Notebooks for Travel, Organization, and More!

Has your mother been nagging you about journaling again? Well, now’s the time to listen. We’ve hand-picked the best journals of 2019, and we think you’ll be impressed. Whether you’re a traveler, an avid writer, a doodler, or a student who just needs a notebook for class, we’ve got you covered! Whatever your style, you’re bound to find something you like (ha, get it?). Just take a look at our top picks for best notebooks this year. #1: Refillable Leather…

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Fountain Pens

Fountain Pens

Fountain pens were the long-awaited answer to pens you had to repeatedly dip in ink. They created a more efficient writing experience compared to quills and other dip pens. With the ink already in the pen, you no longer had to pause to dip or remember to carry around your ink container. They have become a coveted accessory and collectible item. Origin of the fountain pen Some evidence points to Leonardo da Vinci as the first creator of a fountain…

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Gold Pens

Gold Pens

Gold as of late has made its way back on the popularity list. At one time or another, trends throughout time seem to favor either gold or silver. Do you choose a gold or silver wedding ring? Gold or silver decor in the home? With gold being aesthetically appealing we often see quotes with beautiful gold lettering. Just walk into Hobby Lobby and you’ll know what I’m referring to!…Speaking of gold, this article is all about gold pens! What gold…

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Sealing Wax: All You Need to Know

Sealing Wax: All You Need to Know

This article reviews the history of sealing wax and all you need to know! Whether you’re just curious about sealing wax or looking to make your own, you’ve come to the right place. We’ll respond to frequently asked questions including whether or not you can use a candle in place of sealing wax. Even with email and text messaging at the forefront of communication, there are still a number of hobbyists who enjoy sending handwritten letters and adding their personal…

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Facts and History of Quill Pens

Facts and History of Quill Pens

While the first true writing instruments were made by the Sumerians in Mesopotamia almost 5,000 years ago, writing tools have evolved over time just like technology as a whole. Among the many writing tools used is the quill pen, which has lasted for centuries and is still used today by calligraphy artists and antiquity geeks. But how did this beloved pen become popular and when did it phase out? Let’s take a look at the history of quill pens and…

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