TWSBI has really been on a roll lately, having just released theECO White RoseGold. Before that they had releasedfour new standard inksas part of their permanent line-up: black, blue-black, blue and red. In the excitement of the holidays and the new year, I’ve haven’t posted about them yet, but the inks are great. Of course they are.
Scriptus is well and done for the year, but bear with me as I just share this last post on the Scriptus show ink, Diamine Rushbrooke Blue. The ink got its name from Philip, the show organizer’s, street in Toronto.
I have been eagerly awaiting this line of inks, Platinum Classic Inks, to arrive to the shop: a line of earthy-coloured Japanese inks in beautiful packaging - how can I resist. I'm always on the lookout for brown inks, especially permanent ones, and this is line of iron gall inks - which are water resistant and become more so over time - has two beautiful ones, a Sepia Black, which is more of a grey brown, and a Khaki Black, which has hints of red/orange to it.
The long awaited Caroube de Chypre, the brown 1670 ink from J. Herbin, has arrived! I had (and still have) a whole bunch of blog posts in the queue, some of which I had ideally wanted done before we leave on our trip but now may never happen given my organizational skills.
Things are hustling and bustling over here! We've had our grand re-opening this weekend, and that first Saturday we were open, there was a lot of, "oh yeah, converters, right...we need those to sell with the pens" or "hmmm right...those notebooks come in dot grid andruled...",