Category: Leuchtturm1917

  • Diamine Aurora Borealis on Leuchtturm1917

    Diamine Aurora Borealis on Leuchtturm1917

    Ink Diamine Aurora Borealis is a colour was chosen by the members of Reddit’s fountain pen community (/r/fountainpens). This was the second ink that Diamine created for them. The ink is a teal colour with an average flow, some shading and very little sheen. On Leuchtturm1917 paper, there is no sheen and no feathering, but […]

  • Diamine Monboddo’s Hat on Leuchtturm1917

    Diamine Monboddo’s Hat on Leuchtturm1917

    Ink In 2019, the Fountain Pens UK Facebook group collaborated with Diamine to create two inks, Scribble Purple and Monboddo’s Hat. The inks are named after Scribble Monboddo, a purple ink lover who runs the Too Many Purples blog. Monboddo’s Hat is a ink colour inspired by Scribble Monboddo’s purple top hat. The ink is […]

  • Pilot Iroshizuku Kon-Peki on Leuchtturm1917

    Pilot Iroshizuku Kon-Peki on Leuchtturm1917

    Ink 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 […]

  • Ferris Wheel Press Three Steamboats on Leuchtturm1917

    Ferris Wheel Press Three Steamboats on Leuchtturm1917

    Ink Ferris Wheel Press Three Steamboats is from the Freshly Squeezed Collection. The ink looks like a minty green to me. It is a lovely colour with shading and no sheen. However, in writing, I find that it often lays down too light a line and the high contrast of the shading means I have […]

  • Taccia Indigo Jeans on Leuchtturm1917

    Taccia Indigo Jeans on Leuchtturm1917

    Ink In 2020, Taccia launched the Jeans collection, a range of inks inspired by the colour of jeans. This is the Indigo Jeans ink from the collection. The ink is a dark blue with a wet flow, shading and sheen. The sheen is easily visible in normal writing when it catches the light at the […]

  • Birmingham Boysenberry on Leuchtturm1917

    Birmingham Boysenberry on Leuchtturm1917

    Ink Birmingham Pen Company is a small family-run business that makes fountain pens and fountain pen inks. While the company started with making fountain pens, it seemed their focus is now on inks. Boysenberry is from the Swift Formula collection where the inks were designed to be wetter than average and performs well in a […]

  • Taccia Grey Jeans on Leuchtturm1917

    Taccia Grey Jeans on Leuchtturm1917

    Ink In 2020, Taccia launched the Jeans collection, a range of inks inspired by the colour of jeans. This is the Grey Jeans ink from the collection. The ink is a pale blue-grey with an average flow and some shading. I feel this is pretty accurate to the colour that was seen on some types […]

  • Taccia Classic Blue Jeans on Leuchtturm1917

    Taccia Classic Blue Jeans on Leuchtturm1917

    Ink In 2020, Taccia launched the Jeans collection, a range of inks inspired by the colour of jeans. This is the Dark Washed Jeans ink from the collection. The ink is an unsaturated mid-range blue with beautiful shading. There is no feathering but there is some bleedthrough on Leuchtturm1917 paper. I think the shade of […]

  • Taccia Black Jeans on Leuchtturm1917

    Taccia Black Jeans on Leuchtturm1917

    Ink In 2020, Taccia launched the Jeans collection, a range of inks inspired by the colour of jeans. This is the Black Jeans ink from the collection. This is a black ink which shades from dark grey to black. I do like my black inks to be dark and black. I tried to see if […]

  • Taccia Navy Blue Jeans on Leuchtturm1917

    Taccia Navy Blue Jeans on Leuchtturm1917

    Ink In 2020, Taccia launched the Jeans collection, a range of inks inspired by the colour of jeans. This is the Navy Blue Jeans ink from the collection. The ink is a medium shade of blue with a slight teal undertone. The ink has a wet flow and I enjoy writing with it. I think […]