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#1 TheAkwardNinja

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Posted 15 December 2013 - 02:14

I am looking for a nice, formal and warm purple.  A purple that is composed, but at the same time personal.  I don't want something that pops out and is hard to read.  Maybe something on a darker side, but nothing bright or light.  Shading is not really necessary.  I will be using Goulet Sampling (no affiliation).

 

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#2 Joane

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Posted 15 December 2013 - 02:24

I know what you mean about not too bright. To my eye, Waterman Tender Purple fits the description of what you are looking for.
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#3 PaperDarts

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Posted 15 December 2013 - 02:27

Diamine Bilberry? DeAtrementis Aubergine? Or Private Reserve Ebony Purple if you want to go darker.

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#4 FountainPenCowgirl

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Posted 15 December 2013 - 02:41

I'd second the motion for DA Aubergine. Warm, rich, lovely. Plays well w/multiple pens in my collection. Worked miracles w/one I had trouble breaking in.

Oh, and yes. Ebony Purple. Probably too dark for what you're seeking, but a fantastic ink.

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Posted 15 December 2013 - 02:42

R&K scabiosa?

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Posted 15 December 2013 - 04:47

Tanum Purple (Kobe) it's a greyish purple.

 

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#7 amberleadavis

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Posted 15 December 2013 - 04:48

Organics Studio's 

Mark Twain / Haley's Comet is a blue but I think of it as purple, their Violet is also a great performer.  

 

Waterman purple was already suggested, and the Pilot/Iro purple is quite pretty.

 

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Posted 15 December 2013 - 07:02

J. Herbin, Violette Pensee, is a grown-up shade, not too glary or bright. I use it for everything, business included. But it might be a bit too light for you? Check out the Swab Shop on Goulet pens (no affil.)



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Posted 15 December 2013 - 10:01

Just cracked open a bottle of OMAS purple. Found that excellent.



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Posted 15 December 2013 - 12:07

Diamine Imperial Purple could work for you.


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Posted 15 December 2013 - 15:46

Diamine Bilberry or R&K Scabiosa perhaps?

 

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#12 TheAkwardNinja

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Posted 15 December 2013 - 17:50

How does Diamine Imperial Purple behave?

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Posted 15 December 2013 - 18:07

How does Diamine Imperial Purple behave?

 

So far I haven't had any problems with it – wet, no nib creep, dries quickly, only it's not waterproof at all and, according to some reviews here, fades when exposed to UV radiation. I think it fits your requirements well: it's dark, moderately saturated and it doesn't scream PURPLE on the first sight.


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Posted 15 December 2013 - 18:09

I have to check it out. Thanks!!!

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Posted 15 December 2013 - 19:42

I love Imperial Purple too and had no troubles with it. I highly recommend it.


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Posted 15 December 2013 - 19:44

Diamine Imperial Purple could work for you.

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This is my favourite ink for my FC Basic XF. Definitely worth a try.

 

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Posted 15 December 2013 - 20:51

There's always the ever imposing KTC.  It does nib creep though.


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Posted 16 December 2013 - 00:11

I just did a bunch of cards with montblanc violet. Came off very nice.

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Posted 16 December 2013 - 01:21

How 'bout Iroshizuku Murasaki-Shikibu?


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Posted 16 December 2013 - 01:29

If you can locate it, Kaweco Aubergine should fit the bill nicely. Diluting PR Ebony Purple is also a good option.







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