Saturday, April 18, 2009
From the J Herbin website:
"J. Herbin is the oldest name in pen inks in the world. M. Herbin created “The Jewel of Inks” in his shop on the Rue des Fosses Saint-Germain in Paris in 1700."
"Each bottle of 30 ml has an integrated pen rest. They are known as “D bottle pen inks. The “D” refers to the old French unit of measure “la Demi Courtine”.
* 30 beautiful colors!
* Non toxic and pH neutral
* Water based
* Flows smoothly and is fast drying
* All natural dyes
Ambre de Birmanie - the color of hot caramel on vanilla ice cream, or gold without the glitter. It's perfectly amber...
Tested in an EF Lamy Safari - it had great flow and nice saturation for a lighter color. Some shading. Looked good on both the bright white Clairefontaine paper, and the ivory Canteo.