November 01, 2022 3 min read
Whether you have a lot of Christmas cards to write, if you are looking for the perfect present for a budding writer (or an established one), or perhaps you know someone who signs a lot of autographs – there are plenty of good reasons to invest in some fountain pens and ink this Christmas. Fountain pens make great ‘forever’ presents – ones that are meant to be treasured and handed down from generation to generation. A few bottles of different coloured ink to accompany the pen give your loved one the ability to express themselves in colours that suit their mood.
Read on for our top picks for fountain pens and ink to gift someone or treat yourself with this Christmas.
TheTWSBI ECO Fountain Pen is a great value pen for beginners and fountain pen enthusiasts alike. The cap fits easily on to the back of the pen for those who prefer heavier pens. The no mess piston filling mechanism is ideal for younger writers or clumsy older ones. There are different nibs sizes available For the normal writer, F is the most popular while M is perfect for larger fonts. To really make a statement go with B or use a stub nib for perfect calligraphy.
A limited-edition pen is a great gift to give to someone who likes collecting unique and beautiful things. TheMonteverde Regatta Black Mother of Pearl 1999 LTD. ED.Rosegold Trim features Australian white Mother of Pearl and Tahitian Black Mother of Pearl that are meant to reduce stress, help focus thoughts, facilitate self-expression and motivation. The pen comes in a gorgeous box ready for gifting.
TheFerris Wheel Press Brush Fountain Pen Gold plated Nib - Sandcastle Clay is perfect for the artist or the writer. The smooth pen glides effortlessly across paper making writing by hand pleasurable again. Ferris Wheel Press is a Canadian Heritage Company, so when you gift a loved one this pen, you are gifting a treasure.
The Ferris Wheel Press FerriTales Collection of inks is a luxurious collection of fine fountain pen inks that include incredible shades and glorious shimmers. The Twinkling Tea Party is a forest green shade with rose gold shimmer. The bottle itself is an inspiring miniature glass globe while the box is full of hand-illustrated scenes from Alice in Wonderland. Inspiring and meant to inspire – any ink from this collection is meant to inspire.
The Ferris Wheel Press Ink Charger Set - Spring Robiniacontains three of Ferris Wheel Press’ acclaimed inks. Perfect for sampling new inks or to take on travels – this set of three lets you express yourself no matter where you are.
Our friendly assistants (and fountain pen aficionados) at Blesket Canada, Toronto are happy to help you choose the perfect pen and ink pairing for Christmas.
If you can’t make it here, you can browse products on our online store too. We offer Free Canada Post ground shipping/expedited domestic purchases over $49.99 (before taxes) in Ontario and Quebec and ship all over Canada and the U.S at a very minimal shipping charge. If you have any questions, feel free to give us a call, reach out on social media, or send us an email!
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