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$12.75
4.5 (6 reviews)
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Kiss your paper with lush ink colors created by the French. Each 30 ml bottle has a unique rectangular shape that doubles as a pen rest. Pens can balance on the flat area on the top of the bottle near the cap. These bottles are known as \"D bottle pen inks\". The \"D\" refers to the old French unit of measure \"la Demi Courtine\".

J. Herbin was established in 1670 and is the oldest name in formal ink production in the world. It is the ink namesake used by renowned figures such as Napoleon Bonaparte and Victor Hugo of Les Miserables. M. Herbin created this line, \"The Jewel of Inks\", in his shop on the Rue des Fosses Saint-Germain in Paris in 1700. Capture a moment of history with these high-quality inks from J. Herbin at JetPens.

Ink features:
- 30 beautiful colors
- Non toxic and pH neutral
- Lightfast
- Water based
- Flows smoothly and is fast drying
- All natural dyes


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I read a lot of reviews...
June 17, 2013
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I read a lot of reviews about red inks before purchasing this one. On the plus side, it is dark enough and very readable, unlike some inks that reviewers said were too thin or pale. On the down side, it isn't as red as I would like. I would describe it as more of a "brick" type of color. It is rather distinctive, so maybe it will grow on me.
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Very lovely shade of...
March 30, 2016
Very lovely shade of red, leaning towards rose but not pink enough to be considered magenta.. :)
The final result is just a *little* bit pinker than the sample picture.

I've used mine with brush and dip pen, and it both flows very well and leaves a pretty even finish.
It's a very watery ink, so I have no problems with getting an even flow off my dip pen.
It washes very nicely off of a dip-pen, but requires a bit of work to come completely off a brush. It's by no means a huge struggle.
A nice, clear red with...
November 30, 2015
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A nice, clear red with nice flow and minimal bleed.
dpeasterly
Nice strong neutral red....
May 5, 2015
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Nice strong neutral red. Not tilted towards either blue or orange to my eye. Lots of shading, very lively and pleasant ink to write with for pages. Not as soothing an ink for reading, but I don't think most people buy red ink for extended reading?
elacartier
Much character...
November 5, 2014
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Much character
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