Nibs Blog


Some Pilot Iroshizuku Seven Gods Limited Edition Inks Still Available

We've now received our final shipment of Pilot Iroshizuku Seven Gods Limited Edition Inks, created to complement the limited edition Seven Gods pens in celebration of the 100th anniversary of th

Last Remaining Bexley 2019 Owners Club Pens Now In Stock

The Bexley's Owners Club Pens for 2019 are something special - featuring 14k solid gold nibs specially manufactured for Ohio-based Bexley by Bock of Germany, and with caps and barrels utilizing hand-crafted celluloid originally produced by legendary Italian pen maker OMAS, these pens

Bexley Owners Club Pens For 2019 - Camphor and Solid Gold

I've known Howard Levy for several decades, in which time I've seen him design and manufacture a variety of fountain pens, always with a flair for classic style and with a real pride in these American-manufactured writing instruments. In recent years he focused on pens with steel nibs, which we do not sell here.

The Pilot Custom Urushi Pens - Unexpected Elegance and Superb Design

When Julian from our customer service department brought me a customer folder with a Pilot Custom Urushi Black Barrel for tuning and customization, he mentioned in passing that he really liked it. When you see dozens of pens per day, as all of us do here, that is a more than casual comment.

Namiki Seven Gods Pens Going Fast - Just One Set Left

Our stock of the new Namiki Yukari Seven Gods Limited Edition pens produced in celebration of the 100th anniversary of Pilot Namiki has been going fast - we now have just one complete matching set of all seven pens, number 91, still available, along

New Sailor Exclusives - King of Pen Laminated and Pro Gear Pink Gold Navy

Sailor swings into spring with three special pens being made available in only very limited numbers. Originally intended only for the Japanese domestic market, these terrific fountain pens are scheduled to arrive here by the end of this month - but if you don't act immediately, you may miss out.

New Nakaya Maki-e Pens Just Arrived

Our latest shipment of hand-finished urushi pens from Nakaya in Tokyo features a larger than usual number of new Maki-e pens in motifs we haven't seen before - from the brooding Ayakashi

Last Chance For Current Sailor Pricing - Prices Rising Monday, April 15th!

The clock is ticking...on Monday, April 15th, prices will be rising by ten to fifteen percent on most Sailor pens. This is the first time in ten years that Sailor has raised prices on these beautiful, versatile, and superbly engineered writing instruments.