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New Chiffon Cream Taccia Yamamoto

Taccia Classic Blue Jeans on Yamamoto Ro-Biki

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 a little shading and no sheen. I didn’t notice any feathering or bleedthrough on New Chiffon Cream paper. I think the shade of blue matches the colour of blue jeans. Bravo to Taccia for nailing the colour so accurately.

Writing Sample

This is written with a TWSBI ECO-T medium nib.

Writing sample of Taccia Classic Blue Jeans on Yamamoto Ro-Biki notebook
Writing sample of Taccia Classic Blue Jeans on Yamamoto Ro-Biki notebook
Writing sample of Taccia Classic Blue Jeans on Yamamoto Ro-Biki notebook

Disclaimer: This ink was purchased by me and all opinions/photos are my own. This post was not sponsored.

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New Chiffon Cream Taccia Yamamoto

Taccia Indigo Jeans on Yamamoto Ro-Biki

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. On New Chiffon Cream paper, there is shading and very little sheen. There is no feathering and a little bleedthrough.

Rings of colour residue in a TWSBI ECO-T fountain pen body
Rings of colour residue

Cleaning a pen filled with this ink is more troublesome. It leaves faint rings of colour residue that can be remove with a gentle scrubbing with a cotton bud. This may a deal-breaker for some.

I really like this shade of blue and like it enough to put up with the more involved cleaning process.

Writing Sample

This is written with a TWSBI ECO-T medium nib.

Writing sample of Taccia Indigo Jeans on Yamamoto Ro-Biki notebook
Writing sample of Taccia Indigo Jeans on Yamamoto Ro-Biki notebook
Writing sample of Taccia Indigo Jeans on Yamamoto Ro-Biki notebook
There is a bit of sheen in the dot above the “i”

Disclaimer: This ink was purchased by me and all opinions/photos are my own. This post was not sponsored.

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New Chiffon Cream Taccia Yamamoto

Taccia Grey Jeans on Yamamoto Ro-Biki

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 of jeans. I found the writing too light to read comfortably in less than ideal light conditions. It would probably do best in a wet or broad nib.

Writing Sample

This is written with a TWSBI ECO-T medium nib.

Writing sample of Taccia Grey Jeans ink on Yamamoto Ro-Biki notebook
Writing sample of Taccia Grey Jeans ink on Yamamoto Ro-Biki notebook
Writing sample of Taccia Grey Jeans ink on Yamamoto Ro-Biki notebook

Disclaimer: This ink was purchased by me and all opinions/photos are my own. This post was not sponsored.

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Ferris Wheel Press New Chiffon Cream Yamamoto

Ferris Wheel Press Three Steamboats on Yamamoto Ro-Biki

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 to put more effort in reading. Flow-wise, it is on the dry side. This ink would probably do better in the wetter nibs.

Writing Sample

This is written with a TWSBI ECO-T medium nib.

Writing sample of Ferris Wheel Press Three Steamboats ink on Yamamoto Ro-Biki notebook
Writing sample of Ferris Wheel Press Three Steamboats ink on Yamamoto Ro-Biki notebook
Writing sample of Ferris Wheel Press Three Steamboats ink on Yamamoto Ro-Biki notebook

Disclaimer: This ink was purchased by me and all opinions/photos are my own. This post was not sponsored.

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100% Recycled Paper Van Dieman's Yamamoto

Van Dieman’s Blackened Seas on Yamamoto 100% recycled paper

Ink

Blackened Seas is part of Van Dieman’s Midnight series, inspired by colours after dark. As you would expect, there are dark colours in this series, but there are also some surprisingly bright colours, like yellow (inspired by the moon) and orange (inspired by bonfire). About half of them are also shimmering inks.

The Blackened Seas ink has no shimmer but has lovely shading. It is a dark teal ink. I love the shading of this ink and how it gradually turns from light to dark, unlike some inks which which have clearly defined areas between the light and dark portions (for example, see Lamy Turquoise). I didn’t time it so I cannot say for sure, but it feels like the ink takes slightly longer to dry then the other inks I’ve tried. The drying time is not long enough to be a deal breaker, but long enough to notice. I LOVE this colour and I will definitely re-buy this when I finished my current supply.

Paper

This is a 100% recycled paper found in Yamamoto Ro-Biki Note B5. Based on some googling, this does not seem to be the same type of paper found on the usual Yamaoto Ro-Biki notebooks. This is a good thing as I do not like this paper and it is very bad for fountain pens. The ink adsorbed quickly so there is no shading. There is also a lot of show through and bleed through.

Writing Sample

This is written with a TWSBI ECO-T medium nib.

The back of the page which had a lot of bleed through

Disclaimer: This ink was purchased by me and all opinions/photos are my own. This post was not sponsored.