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Levenger Pomegranate

levenger pomegranate

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#1 Rach31



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Posted 07 March 2016 - 06:11

I have seen a few reviews for Levenger's Pomegranate ink, so I figured I would add some pics to show what the ink looks like at different times. I have a TWSBI mini that I inked today, a Pilot Prera that has been inked for about a week and a half, and a Hero 221 that has been inked for about a month. (I love the color of the ink- I don't like bright reds, so this ink is one that I love.) I have not experienced any issues with flow, so nothing has been added to any of my pens/ink. I noticed there is a nice gold sheen on the ink in the pens that have been inked for a bit longer. (I am going to see if I can figure out how long it takes before the TWSBI ink develops the same sheen.) The ink tends to darken a bit as it is in the pen, so the color you see when you first ink up might change after a day or two. I wrote on the paper in my Hobonichi Techo Avec for these photos.


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Posted 07 March 2016 - 07:13

Thank you for your good review Rach31.

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Posted 07 March 2016 - 08:36

Excellent review. Great ink.

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Posted 07 March 2016 - 17:20

Thanks for the review.

I don't know a lot about Levenger inks, so it's good to see reviews of them.  Any clue how this compares to the old Sailor Jentle Grenade?

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#5 Rach31



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Posted 07 March 2016 - 23:29

I have Sailor Oku-Yama. They look similar. (The Lamy has a medium nib so it looks a lot lighter.)

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Posted 07 March 2016 - 23:37

Great review!  I like the color of the ink a lot.  Would you consider a "wetter" ink?  Love the sheen and the way it shades.

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Posted 05 April 2016 - 00:17

Thank you for this review. I am so sad this ink was discontinued.

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Posted 05 April 2016 - 03:23

I was able to acquire some from their website in cartridge form. Not ideal, but it was worth it! They still have them available too.

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Posted 05 April 2016 - 07:03

Levenger Pomegranate is one of my favorite inks. I always have a pen inked with it...usually a TWSBI or Pilot Prera. I find it to be very well behaved. Sad to see it discontinued.

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