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Birdseye Maple Fountain Pen

Here is another beautiful piece of Birdseye Maple I got to use on a pen back in 2010.  Birdseye Maple is a figured form of the Sugar Maple tree.   260 more words


Ordering Fountain Pens

Fountain pens can be difficult to find in the modern world.  If you live in a decent city you have a fairly good chance of finding a store that will have pens on display, but for many people there are no such stores within easy driving distance.   269 more words

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In praise of handwritten notes

Elizabeth Weil, one of Twitter’s early employees told me about her passion for letterpress and the fading art of printing. Over the years we talked often about our love for paper and pens and ink. 237 more words


The Emperor's Pen

It’s funny how many more details you can pick up from movies after getting into fountain pens—and stationery in general.

Caught The Emperor’s Club recently and couldn’t keep my eyes off the pens in the movie. 212 more words

Pensieve: Nakaya Ao-Tamenuri Decapod Twist: A Review

Nakaya Ao-Tamenuri Decapod Twist: A Review

Writing with a Nakaya pen is an experience like no other. I call my Nakayas “Zen Pens,” because they conform to your hand, warm to your blood, and write flawlessly. 240 more words

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Affairs of inks and pens

Last August, I went to our place in Trivandrum and while clearing out the cupboards, stumbled across my dad’s most precious collection of fountain pens. Right then, I vividly remembered the time in 5th grade when we were allowed to use fountain pens in school for the first time and I was given a very cheap Rs 30 pen with a transparent body that could hold ink for about a week. 493 more words