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Mother’s Day is nearly here, which means that it’s time to celebrate our mom and mom figures a bit extra—since we should already be appreciative year round!
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I love my Conklin Duragraph Amber, and lately I’ve wanted to try the Monteverde USA Gemstone Ink Collection. The Sapphire and Olivine are so beautiful to look at!.
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Right now, Monteverde Olivine is one of my favorites. It shades nicely, has great saturation and flows nice and wet. I can’t really say I have a favorite pen over all the pens out there. I am inspired by classics, however. Conklin was one of the American Big 4 pen companies back in the day. I really enjoyed their filling mechanisms.
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Well, I’d need a sturdy pen and an ink that’s easily visible in bright sunlight—so probably my Duragraph and some darker ink, like Charoite (love my purple ink.)
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I would choose a pen with a large ink supply so I would have to choose either my Conklin Word Gauge or something really durable like a Stipula Ventidue Tocco Ferro. As for ink, I would have to choose a variety pack like a Monteverde Sampler pack probably the Noir Collection. Or I would try to match my inks with the water around the island so either Monteverde Horizon Blue or Stipula Deep Blue.
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