Graphilo, best paper after Tomoe River

Written by Catherine on Thursday 16 December 2021 in Notebooks & Paper

Japanese paper for fountain pen lovers and ink splasher: Graphilo! From now on our shelf!


Sailor Chinkin Owl Limited Edition

Written by Catherine on Saturday 27 November 2021 in Japanese pens

The well-known artist Ms. Etsuko Tsurata, once apprentice of the Famous National Treasure Mr Shogyo Oba, created the Sailor Chinkin Owl using the Chinkin technique. The result is a painstakingly crafted bird of wisdom of which each feather can be individually viewed! The ineffable shape of the Sailor Chinkin Owl is created using silver and gold powder. The delicate flowers are made using the same Chinkin technique and colored with Kansitsu powders.


Taccia Jeans inks

Written by Catherine on Sunday 21 November 2021 in Ink

Yes, we stocked the Taccia jeans inks. It is incredible how silky and soft they feel when putting the ink on the paper! Try something different than writing and enjoy the range of blue hues.


17 October 21 Dutch Pen Show

Written by Catherine on Thursday 30 September 2021 in Events

The Dutch Pen Show (DPS) 2021 will go live on Sunday 17 October 2021 in Utrecht, and we look forward to meeting all of you. What to expect at a pen show? A lot of pens (vintage and new), inks, and paper which you can buy on the spot. You can meet pen friends, have chats about nibs and colors, say hi to vendors from all over Europe, check out penmakers, nib meisters, calligraphers, and creative minds. A Pen Show is a place where people share their love and passion. It is interactive and a lot of fun!

We will attend the DPS!

Buy your ticket on the website of the Dutch Pen Show and find out detailed information.


Taccia Hyakko-Hisho pens!

Written by Catherine on Wednesday 23 June 2021 in Japanese pens

Something new from Japan: Taccia Hyakko-Hisho fountain pens! These sleek and a bit longer pens are made of ebonite with a hexagonal or round body and decorated in a Kawari-Nuri lacquer layer. Sailor makes the 14kt duo-tone nibs. Therefore the pens are filled with Sailor ink cartridges or a converter. Each Hyakko-Hisho fountain pen is limited to 50 pieces per design and comes in a nice Paulownia wooden box with pen kimono, two cartridges, convertor, and cleaning cloth.


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