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J. Herbin 'Essential' Fountain Pen Ink - Violet Boreal

£26.25 GBP


The origins of J.Herbin date back to 1670. At around this time the French sailor, of that name, produced his first ink in his Paris workshop, "The Ink of Ships." This ink was an iron gall ink, required to be waterproof due to the weather and wet conditions associated with sailing a ship.

The recipe may have been formulated for the ship's master on his trips back and forth to India; or when he settled down in Paris to first start producing his sealing wax. Perhaps another sailor made his way to J. Herbin's workshop, and convinced him to produce a ship's ink. 

Without overload or artifice with a sober and elegant brightness, Jacques Herbin inks (Made in France) echo the shades of watercolors. They are the accomplices of any amateur or connoisseur of the arts of pen and graphic arts, artists, and travelers.

  • 50ml bottles
  • Non-toxic, pH neutral
  • Water based, all natural dyes, flows smoothly

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J. Herbin 'Essential Ink' Fountain Pen Ink - 'Violet Boreal' - Pure Pens
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J. Herbin 'Essential' Fountain Pen Ink - Violet Boreal

£26.25 GBP

The origins of J.Herbin date back to 1670. At around this time the French sailor, of that name, produced his first ink in his Paris workshop, "The Ink of Ships." This ink was an iron gall ink, required to be waterproof due to the weather and wet conditions associated with sailing a ship.

The recipe may have been formulated for the ship's master on his trips back and forth to India; or when he settled down in Paris to first start producing his sealing wax. Perhaps another sailor made his way to J. Herbin's workshop, and convinced him to produce a ship's ink. 

Without overload or artifice with a sober and elegant brightness, Jacques Herbin inks (Made in France) echo the shades of watercolors. They are the accomplices of any amateur or connoisseur of the arts of pen and graphic arts, artists, and travelers.

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