Papier Plume Caramel ink

Papier Plume is s stationery shop situated in the heart of the French Quarter in New Orleans. The company began its business in 2001 however the shop was opened in 2007. From what I see on google maps the shop looks quite nice.

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Some time ago the company started to offer fountain pen inks. They’re supposed to be hand poured and bottled right in the shop. The inks are water based and described as french inks (imported? anyone knows french private label maker?). At the moment the inks are available in 15 colors and are sold in three bottles: small (15 ml), medium (30 ml), big (50 ml):

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I’ve received samples of fourteen colors and I’ll review them soon. The full line consists of:

  1. Black
  2. Burgundy
  3. Denim
  4. Forest Green
  5. Forget-me-not Blue
  6. Lover’s Red
  7. Ivy Green
  8. Midnight Blue
  9. Moss Green
  10. Oyster Grey
  11. Peacock Blue
  12. Pecan
  13. Red
  14. Violet

Caramel isn’t the best ink in the line. It has no water resistance, the saturation is average. It looks good when used ib broad/wet nibs on absorbent papers (Leuchtturm) and on Tomoe (everything looks good on Tomoe) but in finer nibs and on optic papers the line is flat and boring. If, like me, you use mainly broader nibs you’ll enjoy the ink and the shading though  ;)

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Drops of ink on kitchen towel

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Software ID

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Tomoe River, Kaweco Classic Sport, B

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Leuchtturm 1917, Kaweco Classic Sport, B

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