Tag: pelikan

Pelikan Edelstein Mandarin Ink Review

23 June 2015 By ian

This is a well-named ink, being very reminiscent of an actual mandarin. It’s quite a dry flowing ink that is also quick to dry. I found it a little flat in anything but the wettest nibs but with the right pen it’s gorgeous. Here I am doodling the Inkling.

First Impressions

4 March 2015 By ian

On Saturday a couple of new purchases arrived from Cult Pens. I just hadn’t been able to resist the (now finished) offer they had running with the Pen Addict. I’d bought one of the limited edition Lamy Copper Orange AL-Stars with a medium nib and a bottle of Pelikan Edelstein Mandarin. I’d had my eye […]

Pelikan Edelstein Aventurine ink review

18 November 2014 By ian

This is a very green green. Made from the purest green, perhaps. It has good dry times and good shading, too. Here I am doodling the Inkling. You can find some more reviews of Edelstein Aventurine on Pennaquod. What did Allan do next? Let me know in the comments…

Custom ground Pelikan nibs

18 September 2014 By ian

I very much like my Pelikan M215. It seems there may be some quality control issues with the nibs but the fine one that I bought has always been very lovely. In recent months, though, I’ve really fallen for stubs and italics. I think this is an inevitable consequence of discovering and enjoying the hundreds […]

Pelikan Edelstein Tanzanite Ink Review

20 May 2014 By ian

Pelikan Edelstein inks always seem to come with something a little extra, a little more character. This is a blue-black ink but its fairly subtle shading brings it to life in a lovely way. Here I am doodling the Inkling. Thank you to The Writing Desk for sending me this sample. If you would like […]