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L'artisan Pastellier Callifolio Bleu Equinoxe 6 (?)


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#1 Lgsoltek

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Posted 18 December 2016 - 09:53

I ordered this directly from L'Artisan Pastellier. But this bottle labelled "Bleu équinoxe 6" looks nothing like all other reviews out there (e.g. Visvamitra's review). Instead of a teal, I got a blue ink which is not unlike Sailor Souten. I don't know if it's reformulation or a mislabelled bottle.

 

But it's a gorgeous colour. It's saturated, wet and smooth, unlike the watery feeling of many other Callifolio inks.

 

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Sample

 

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(with Blackstone Barrier Reef Blue, KWZI Azure #4, Visconti Blue)

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#2 yagankiely

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Posted 18 December 2016 - 10:45

I have a bottle of Equinox 5 and 6 and both are identical in swatch form, in a pen, and have the same chromatography. I have always suspected that one of them is a mislabelled bottle. I prefer your bottle (especially given that I have two of the same).



#3 cleosmama

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Posted 19 December 2016 - 23:30

That's a nice comparison to Soutan. I like it. 



#4 jmccarty3

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Posted 20 December 2016 - 17:08

Well, this is frustrating. Wonder what this really is. Vis's review apparently is the real Equinoxe #6, since others got the same color. Now we have someone who has bottles of #5 and #6 that are identical to each other. Makes me a bit reluctant to order anything from this brand.


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#5 SenZen

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Posted 22 December 2016 - 22:07

I really like this, looks like a true blue to me, not too purple or too green.


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Posted 23 December 2016 - 09:30

Very nice blue. Thank you for comparing to the Sailor.

#7 ca49reber

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Posted 26 December 2016 - 03:04

I really like this color. Hope someone else has the same color so we can find the proper name.



#8 yagankiely

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Posted 25 January 2017 - 03:43

Related to the topic of possible mislabeled bottles this person on reddit has a bottle of Califollio Bleu Pacifique that looks much closer to Lgsoltek's mystery blue ink than to any of the reviews of Califollio Bleu Pacifique here on FPN.



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Posted 06 July 2017 - 14:47

Here's my new (to me) Equinoxe 6, notice how different it looks when freshly inked or starting up (some evaporation occurred I suppose, "right") vs after a few words ("era"). With a Platinum Cool, Medium or FM nib on Fabriano Eco Qua. Definitely more green than purple, even though I really liked the one reviewed here and also got Souten.

 

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Posted 06 July 2017 - 19:13

Waw, what a blue! What a colour! Overwhelming. Equinox or not this colour is overwhelming! Thank your, Lgsoltek!



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Posted 01 April 2018 - 13:27

My pouch/bag of "equinox no 6" is exactly like this brought blue colour. Nothing like the sample of teal ink that I loved when I tried it.  :(  



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Posted 01 April 2018 - 19:04

I wanted the colour shown by Lgsoltek but got the green blue!

 

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Edited by pseudo88, 01 April 2018 - 19:05.

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#13 Lgsoltek

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Posted 01 April 2018 - 20:11

I wanted the colour shown by Lgsoltek but got the green blue!

 

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