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60 Violets, Purples And Magentas

akkermandiamine montblanc lartisan pastellier sailor pilot iroshizuku levenger noodlers rohrer&klingner kwzi

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#21 Cyber6


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Posted 14 October 2014 - 15:26

WOW....  AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!   MSN-Emoticon-thums-up-059.gif




Some of the magenta should be in your Pink comparison..   How is that coming along?    hahaha-024.gif

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Posted 16 October 2014 - 16:06



Note: Sailor Ultramarine color is very similar to Noodler's North African Violet.

#23 Tessy Moon

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Posted 17 October 2014 - 01:06

Wow! This is an incredible resource!

Thank you so very much for all the time and effort you put into this!

I love how thorough you were!

And that is a lot of purples! I thought I had tried a lot of purples - but goodness, you have way more purples than me! Some of these inks I don't have any easy access to, but they are still amazing to see how they all compare side by side.

Thank you so much for this wonderful purple treasure!  :)

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Posted 26 October 2014 - 16:06

Nice work. Right now, my purple inks are Poussiere de Lune and PR's Plum, which you didn't happen to review but seems to be in between Iroshizuku's Yama-Budo and Murasaki-Shibu, which you didn't review as well (can't have them all...). I have both loaded up in pens. If I were to buy more ink (oh dear) then it would be African Violet, Majestic Purple or Ebony Purple. As usual, the Japanese inks have that je ne sais quois pas and i'm always intrigued by them. 

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Posted 26 October 2014 - 18:34

Thank you so much for this. I love purples, and this is so much more convenient than even the Goulet swatch shop (not to knock the Goulets). 

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Posted 26 October 2014 - 18:46

I got a set of pinks and roses from the Goulets and you know, sometimes looking at the color tests is a lot more satisfying than putting them in a pen and then going "meh." But both those activities are cheaper than buying an entire bottle of Iroshizuku and going "meh!"

#27 Tas


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Posted 26 October 2014 - 19:20

I doff my hat in your general direction. Fabulous work . . . !


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Posted 21 November 2014 - 12:12

This, is art!

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Posted 21 November 2014 - 13:45



Thank you for putting effort into compiling the list. I said I wouldn't purchase any inks for a while but this has made me think again. 

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Posted 21 November 2014 - 20:14

This is excellent. All my favourite inks are represented here.

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Posted 22 November 2014 - 04:36

At the risk of being redundant I can only echo everyone. Thank you.

This is a Herculean effort and I'm saving the link to this. This is not one I want to get lost in the shuffle of my memory

#32 Mesu


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Posted 22 November 2014 - 05:30

Fab review this.. Simply awesome!!

I am a huge fan of purples. Bookmarked for reference.

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Posted 24 November 2014 - 13:51

Thanks a lot.
Blessed are they that do his commandments, that they may have right
to the tree of life, and may enter in through the gates into the city.
For without are dogs, and sorcerers, and whoremongers, and murderers,
and idolaters, and whosoever loveth and maketh a lie.
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Posted 09 July 2015 - 14:12

FANTASTIC resource this! Thank-you :D

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Posted 09 July 2015 - 14:15



No PR Tanzanite????  :unsure:

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Posted 09 July 2015 - 14:27

Great and VERY thorough review. :D

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Posted 09 July 2015 - 16:27

Wow thank you so much for posting this!


I think my favorite (besides BSiAR) is the MB Violet.

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Posted 09 July 2015 - 17:47

Gob smacked!

Thank you for the wonderful comparison and for having taken on this Herculean task! The only purple I have tried up to now is the Montblanc Lavender purple and I love this colour and the shading of this ink. However, I might try Poussière de Lune one day!

Edited by Serlo, 09 July 2015 - 18:50.


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Posted 09 July 2015 - 18:09

Okay, I admit, I've bought more inks since seeing this comprehensive comparison!

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Posted 09 July 2015 - 19:21

Does it make me malevolent person?



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