Tag: pens

Gujarati Calligraphers Community writing the woes away

Gujarati Calligraphers Community uses the art to bring solace to a pandemic devastated population. The virus, representing all that is dark is back, determined to unleash devastation of an unprecedented scale, that too with renewed vigour and mutated to boot. As mankind grapples with its fate, death and despair staring

 

Karishma Siddique Roy:  If music be the food of sustainability, sketch on!

Karishma Siddique Roy. Loreto. Jadavpur University. RJ in All India Radio. Curator of Rock Notes. Manager of Musical Bands. Marriage to a Mandolin player. Ownership of a Sustainable Clothing and Accessories Brand. Designer of own line (or should it be destiny?). I guess, life doesn’t get any more exciting than

 

Nib manufacturing in pre-independent India: Bibek Debroy

Nib Manufacturing in India – the past Knowing of my interest in fountain pens, several acquaintances have drawn my attention to a recent story done by BBC, on how India’s artisanal fountain pens are making a mark.  It is a natural Indian proclivity to recognize something only when the West

 

Of Pens and Other Collections -Indranil Banerjie

How the pen box has brought together my two passions in life – writing and woodworking. A few months ago, I rediscovered an old fountain pen, a long-forgotten companion from my college days. It was a cheap Parker with a plastic body, hidden in the midst of a drawer full

 

RADHIKA NATH SAHA – PEN AND BOOK : Bibek Debroy

The story of Kosuri Venkata Ratnam meeting Gandhiji and Ratnam pens (dated 1932-35) has been documented extremely well.  Ratnam pens are celebrated. When President Ram Nath Kovind visited the Pablo Neruda Museum in Santiago on 31st March 2019, the press release by Rashtrapati Bhavan stated, “He gifted a special pen to the

 

Leena Shrestha Menon, Pen Boutique and the future of the Fountain Pen

Leena Shrestha Menon runs the Fountain Pen Oasis www.penboutique.com which is to the fountain pen community today, what Milan was to trade industry and commerce during the renaissance. A hard-core fountain pen fanatic, Leena is highly regarded not only by her customers and the brands that she represents, but also