purple

Can't say I've had much luck with purple inks. Tried J. Herbin's Violette Pensée ... it just never dried, and I'm left handed. It looked stunningly beautiful while wet! When it eventually dried, some 30 minutes later, on Tomoé River paper, it turned more blue-ish. The example above is Diamine's Amazing Amethyst. I like the …

amethyst

Pelikan release these limited editions of ink and fountain pens every year, in the series Edelstein (=gem stone). Last year's ... 2015 ... was Amethyst. I haven't been into this stuff for long, so I only found out recently. This year was Aquamarine, and I'm not too keen on that, but I fell hand over …