I wrote this review for Betram's Inkwell last year, hence the darker pictures prior to my new camera setup. I am working on a new review of the Monteverde Monza Flex for them and since I didn't post the original review on my page, I thought you all might be interested in reading it before … Continue reading Monteverde Monza Honey Amber
Nock Co. part 2!!!!! In addition to the A5 DotDash journals and DotDash notecards, Brad graciously sent me a Brasstown and a Lookout pen case for review. Over the past two months, these have been used for my everyday carry pen cases as I traveled to work, out on errands, on road trips, etc. Brasstown, … Continue reading Nock Co. Part 2!!!!!
Nock Co. is well known in the pen community for their variety of pen case offerings. I have seen and played with several of their cases at various pen shows, but I never had the chance to field test any of them. I recently spoke with Brad Dowdy, “The Pen Addict,” and requested some cases … Continue reading Nock Co. DotDash A5 Notebook and DotDash Notecards
Magna Carta Pen company based in Mumbai, India, was founded in 2013, but the manufacturing company behind it has been in operation since 1981. The company’s motto is “…for the modern-day king,” which is fitting for their various designs and materials used. There are currently five models in their pen lineup. The Oxford (24K PVD … Continue reading Magna Carta Oxford
I recently had the privilege to visit the Pen Guardian workshop to see how this amazing product is made. I was also given one to take on a field test. The Pen Guardian, patent pending, was created by Tom Harvey when he was looking for an easy, effective, and safe way to carry multiple pens … Continue reading The Pen Guardian Review
The Pelikan M205 fountain pen was first introduced in 2005 as a clear pen with silver trim. Since then, the popularity of the model has gained and new colors have been introduced. The new colors are typically introduced annually to coincide with and match the yearly Edelstein Ink color. I have been interested in Pelikan … Continue reading Pelikan M205 Demonstrator Special Edition Review
Constellations88, in addition to making pens, also makes a wide range of accessories both pen and non-pen related. When they sent me the Crux to review, they also kindly sent me one of their C88 Triple Pen Pocket Carriers to review, as well. These cases are available in three different finishes: Executive Black, Pearl White, … Continue reading Constellations88 C88 Triple Pen Pocket Carrier
“Constellations88 is the brainchild of likeminded pen enthusiasts and pen collectors with keen interest in writing instruments and accessories for over a decade.” As their website describes, Constellations88 offers a wide range of accessories and beautifully crafted pens. The pens come in a variety of styles and are handmade with different colored acrylics. Some models even have … Continue reading Constellations88 Crux Fountain Pen Review
Karas Kustoms has been innovative in new pen designs, materials, and colors. At the end of 2017, they analyzed their entire product line to find any gaps they needed to fill and found they did not have any products in the “Pocket Pen” market. Taking inspiration from the Space Race as well as mid-century Americana, … Continue reading Karas Kustoms Reaktor Galaxie review and giveaway
The Faber-Castell company was founded in 1761 by Kaspar Faber, who was a cabinet maker. In 1898, Ottilie von Faber the heir to the A.W. Faber company married Count Alexander zu Castell-Rüdenhausen, and the company name was changed to Faber-Castell. Over the years, the company has built a reputation for fine writing products, pencils, and … Continue reading Faber-Castell Loom Metallic Fountain Pen and Giveaway!!!