As is only to be expected, ink is older than pens, not to speak of fountain pens. Across old civilizations, India, Egypt, China, Rome, ink was used, based on lamp-black and pigments with plant, animal and mineral origins. The history of those experiments and innovations is often forgotten. Something like
Montblanc. If there is one name that consistently spells class, that too, of a kind where quality craftsmanship is married to aesthetic beauty to create a legacy that has defied time, then so far as fountain pens go, it is certainly Montblanc. There are other fountain pens that I cherish,
The international handwriting day, sponsored by WIMA (the Writing Instrument Manufacturers Association), is celebrated every 23 January and represents an opportunity to honour a passion that unites more and more people who consider the act of writing as a way to express their innermost thoughts and feelings. Aurora, an industry-leading
The nib, they say, maketh the pen, just like character maketh the man! Yes, we are talking of the shiny metal jutting out from the frontal end of the pen barrel which sucks the ink from the innards of the pen and through capillary action, deposits it on the paper.
Hitesh Dodeja: of Parker Vectors and the art of gifting a-la Awadh! I have been collecting fountain pens for more than three decades now. And like all collectors I need just an excuse to rattle off even the most insignificant details about my pens – where they were acquired, the
The Swan from Mabie Todd / Mhatre Pens flies again I stumbled upon Saji Kumar S in the net. He is from the world of finance (and highly qualified at that) someone who has given up his lucrative job as a pen pusher, to take up pushing pens to another