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Diamine Blue Inks Test

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#1 NickiStew



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Posted 21 February 2017 - 13:43



The UK based Diamine company, have been manufacturing fountain pen inks since 1864 using traditional methods and formulas for their production. I have just tested 78 samples, which I’ll post over the coming days. Here are the 20 test swatches for the Blue fountain pen inks and great range it is too.


For the full results and swatches etc please visit: https://quinkandblea...blue-inks-test/

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#2 Cyber6


    Extremely AWESOME !!!

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Posted 21 February 2017 - 13:48

Another amazing array of inks... all beautifully showcased!!!...   :wub: :wub:


I had my eye on Oxford Blue for some time... I guess I need to get that one sooner rather than later...  :lol:



Thanks again NIck...  





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#3 antichresis



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Posted 21 February 2017 - 14:52

How would you contrast Indigo with Prussian Blue as to colour?

Hero #232 Blue-Black is my Waterman Florida Blue.


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#4 Exploratorius


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Posted 21 February 2017 - 23:13

Love the Blue Velvet, and really like your method of presenting the ink samples.


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Posted 19 April 2019 - 18:30

Blue Velvet is a mainstay in my 823. I also regularly rotate Prussian and Cornflower in an out.
I don't think anyone does true blues like Diamine

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Posted 20 April 2019 - 01:09

Another vote for Blue Velvet! I think I have a lifetime supply stockpiled.
I like you tests!

Edited by FlyFast, 20 April 2019 - 01:17.

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Posted 14 May 2019 - 04:28

Yes, a really beautiful way to present swatches and ink tests.


Another +1 for Blue Velvet, but my other favorite Diamine blue - Majestic Blue - was sadly omitted  :( .

Mario Mirabile
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