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Lately, Dr. Inkenstein has been, well, let's say highly INTERESTED in blue-black inks. After all, they are our favorite colors, if you include those which look teal, like Iroshizuku Ku-Jaku and Chesterfield Teal. So based on various online reviews and scans, I tested a bunch of new inks (all except the Everflo, which is not at all new and has been on my ink hutch for years, and is not a true blue-black but it's here for comparison purposes). Part of the 'fun'of testing inks is finding a perfect ink/pen combo. The Nemos write dry. The Hero and Lamys write wet. The dip pen dips. So many
Here's BlaKWa. Really nice color. It's a teal sort of ink similar in color to Iroshizuku Ku Jaku or Diamine Eau De Nil. I think it's actually reaaallly close to Eau De Nil if memory serves. Eau de Nil was just a little darker than Ku Jaku, just a tiny bit less vibrant, which matches what I'm seeing here. Sadly, I ran out of my sample of Eau de Nil, so can't provide an explicit side-by-side right now. I have a bottle of Ku Jaku so I can compare those at least. Very good behavior. Could go on the list for an alternative to Ku Jaku for a lot of people who don't want to spend the $30 on