Are fountain pen sales on the increase ?.

Are fountain pen sales on the increase ?. You would be forgiven if you said the answer is definitely no they are not !!!. Well the honest answer is that yes fountain pen sales continue to grow year upon year, so the people at Westminster Pens are being told. With onset of the computer and…

Read More

Does Fountain Pen Ink Fade ?.

Fountain Pen Ink

Does fountain pen ink fade ? This question has been asked by many over the years, but the answer is not quite as simple as it would seem and it depends on a number of factors. Firstly the colour of the ink has to be taken into account and it is quite well known that…

Read More

Fountain Pen Nibs

Fountain Pen Nib

A fountain pen, a dip pen and even a quill all have a nib, its the part of whatever you are using that comes into contact with the paper that you are writing on. Apparently the modern fountain pen nib dates back to the times when gold nibs had a tiny piece of ruby attached…

Read More

Benefits To Switching Back To Fountain Pens

Fountain pens have made a comeback of sorts recently and although fans of the writing instrument might say they never left, fountain pen usage had decreased due to technology. That is, technology and cheap, disposable pens. Now, many fountain pen manufacturers are creating new lines of fountain pens that are easier to use and easier…

Read More