Nibs Blog


Free Nib Customizations - Now Through June 30th 2023!

Celebrate the start of summer with this special offer - free nib customizations on any new pen or nib purchase at, now through June 30th.

New Nakaya Shipment Arriving Soon - Pens Now Available For Pre-Order

We've just been notified about the next shipment coming to us from Nakaya of Tokyo. If a pen you pre-ordered is included, you will have already heard from us earlier today.

As of May 11th 2023, the following pens have not yet been reserved for other customers and are now available for pre-order - they will display as Arriving Soon until they have been ordered:

Join Nakaya,, and The Pen Family At The California Pen Show, February 9-12

The new California Pen Show will debut February 9th through 12th at the Los Angeles Airport Marriott Hotel, conveniently located just a few blocks from LAX. 

Free Nib Customizations Now Through January 2nd!

Celebrate the holiday season with free nib customizations on any new pen purchase at, now through January 2nd, 2023.

Whether you want a Stub, Cursive Italic, Architects Point, Left Oblique, or even added Flex, your customization is complimentary on any in stock pen. Just enter coupon code CELEBRATE in the customer notes while ordering, and we will manually subtract the cost of your customization before processing your order.

Celebrate Our 28th Anniversary With Free Nib Customizations!

To celebrate the 28th anniversary of the founding of, we are offering the first 150 customers a free nib customization of your choice on any new pen or nib purchase.

John Mottishaw’s To Unite with Emmanuel Caltagirone’s The Pen Family, the online retailer of high-end fountain pens known for the unique nib tuning and customization services pioneered by company founder and owner John Mottishaw, announced today that it is becoming a part of The Pen Family, the innovative group of pen brands guided by Emmanuel Caltagirone.