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#1 dandelion

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Posted 02 November 2009 - 22:35

I didn't fancy green-blues before and if I had bought the Diamine Steel Blue looking for a pure, icy blue I would have been disappointed. But, knowing that this is a greenish blue/blueish green I knew what to expect. I'd almost describe this as a dark turquoise with a green streak. It is a beautiful ink - made for letter writing - with good writing properties. The review is written in a Rhodia web notebook where it feathers some, but on ordinary copy paper it doesn't feather at all. In all a good ink with an original colour.

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#2 Glenn-SC

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Posted 03 November 2009 - 00:08

Interesting color, I really like the 4 four ink comparison.

#3 Alice L

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Posted 03 November 2009 - 01:50

Very nice! Thank you!

#4 Thornton

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Posted 04 November 2009 - 03:59

Have always loved this color. Thanks for reviewing it.
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#5 all my hues

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Posted 04 November 2009 - 16:48

I agree, the 4 ink comparison is a great touch. Also I love to see this ink reviewed, since I'm borderline about purchasing it :)

#6 squishymochii

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Posted 09 March 2014 - 07:22

Thanks for the review! I agree, this is a good original color. I haven't fully inked it up in a pen yet but I did test it out with a dip pen. I noticed that once it started to run out of ink that it leaned closer to a turquoise. 



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Posted 09 March 2014 - 08:15

Very unusual color.  I love it.  Thanks for the review.


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Posted 06 April 2014 - 14:24

I love this colour. Not blue, of course just a lovely teal green. 



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Posted 06 April 2014 - 14:42

This is a favourite of a good friend, so I see a good deal of it in correspondence. Thanks for the review  :)








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