Pilot Iroshizuku is Pilot’s luxury line of fountain pen inks. The inks are consistent and well-behaved, garnering many fans. For a while, I hold off buying a bottle because they are more expensive compared to other ink brands. But of course, “expensive” is a relative term, and there are also ink brands that are much more expensive than the Iroshizuku line.
I decided to start with the Pilot Iroshizuku Kon-Peki. A long time ago, Myke Hurley, co-host of The Pen Addict podcast, said that this was the only ink he used in fountain pens. Although he had expanded his ink collection since then, I believed that he still used the Kon-Peki ink in his pens.
The Kon-Peki (also known as Deep Azure Blue) is a beautiful medium blue that some would describe as a cerulean blue. It has a wet flow and lovely shading. I really enjoyed writing with this ink.
On Tsubame Fools paper,
- Shading: Yes
- Sheen: Little
- Feathering: Nil
- Bleedthrough: Nil
This was written with a TWSBI ECO-T medium nib.
Disclaimer: This ink was purchased by me and all opinions/photos are my own. This post was not sponsored.
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