I may have ask this question before and just forgot your answers. If so, excuse me. I can not find Toucan Bright Blue ink these days. A dealer allowed that he has my name down on a waiting list, but I am tired of waiting. So, is there a Sailor Ink this you would call BRIGHT BLUE? Surely there is! ---- Bright Blue, just a LITTLE toward the Turquoise color. I have learned in my old age that I like BRIGHT colors more than dark colors! Thanks in advance. C. S. (electronic immigrant because I do not understand the language of the "dot com age!")
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Bright Blue Ink
Posted 22 February 2018 - 19:46
Posted 22 February 2018 - 21:40
Caelum non animum mutant qui trans mare currant - Horace (We change our skies not our souls when we travel across the sea).
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Posted 22 February 2018 - 21:43
Sailor Jentle Souten in the standard Sailor range fit's the description of bright blue. Sailor Jentle Sky High would too, but costs more.
Posted 22 February 2018 - 22:36
Do you want something that leans turquoise/cerulean? Or middle of the spectrum but bright?
Ruth Morrisson aka inkstainedruth
Posted 23 February 2018 - 03:52
Kingdom Note's Porpita porpita is a bright, extremely blue blue. No sheen, minimal shading, I'd say it's almost like Baystate Blue (though not as vivid, and very easily cleaned). Caran D'Ache Hypnotic Turquoise is a really pleasant ink, Pilot's Ama-Iro matches your Toucan very well, and Sailor's Yuki-Akari is similar, though a bit lighter. Kobe's Agean Sea is, I think, another very good fit.
Posted 23 February 2018 - 23:36
Posted 24 February 2018 - 00:16
Lamy Pacific (turquoise), it's visual twin Pelikan Edelstein Topaz (seems just a little wetter, more lubricated), Pilot Iroshizuku Kon-Peki.
Am I Blue?
Posted 24 February 2018 - 00:40
Posted 08 March 2018 - 19:09
I have a tiny sample of Bay State Blue and some cartridges of Visconti Blue. I think the Visconti would be a safer ink.
In everyday use is an old stock bottle of Parker Super Quink Permanent Blue (with Solv-X). It works brilliantly in my Lamy Safari. I have just refilled it again with the same ink.
I had used Herbin Eclat de Saphir & found it too violet for my taste. Diamine Blue Velvet is a little dark, except in my Waterman which writes dry. The Herbin ink is a little pricey.
I don't know if the vintage Parker Blue is as good or better than the latest permanent blue.
I do I can't get Permanent Blue in the shops locally, just the wishy-washy washable stuff. So I go on-line instead of benefiting a local trader.
Posted 09 March 2018 - 02:20
Diamine Royal Blue is more blue than Herbin Eclat.
But both are nothing turquoise-leaning as OP wants.
Edited by minddance, 09 March 2018 - 02:24.
Posted 09 March 2018 - 02:37
Yet another Sarah.