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Questa non è una cipolla!

This is not an onion! Clearly, this is not an onion. It is a a Scribo Write Here Pens’ Limited Edition piston-filler fountain pen with a stunning 1.4mm 18k gold nib. It is made of a beautiful red resin that rejoices in the name of Tropea; a reference to the area in the Calabria region…

The Shibui Kibo Prototype: A Copper Behemoth

The first thing that strikes you about this pen is its beauty and closely associated with that: the colour and texture. The second thing is its weight. The former is the product of the skill of an urushi lacquer expert: Ruth Bolton, who has been developing her skills over almost two decades in Japan and…

The Renaissance of Pineider, a Swerve Forward?*

A bit of a long-winded review of the Pineider Arco Blue Bee Pineider has been a legend in stationery since 1774 supplying popes, princes and heads of state with the finest of paper and letters for correspondence and note-taking, as well as the luxury leather cases to carry such materials. In the late twenty century…

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