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Chrissy posted a topic in Ink ReviewsToday I'm reviewing Pelikan Edelstein Olivine ink - Pelikan Edelstein Ink of the Year 2018 Pelikan Edelstein Olivine is a dark green dye based ink, that leans quite blue. It could be used as a standard daily green ink. I agree with other reviewers when they say it isn't necessarily the Olivine shade we were expecting, and I wish it had been less blue and more yellow, but as it is, it's still a very nice ink to use. I find all of the Edelstein inks I've tried to be very nicely lubricated inks that flow very well across the page. I had no flow problems with Olivine. No difficult starts or skips. I found it flowed very well in the pens I used it with and I saw plenty of shading particularly with broader nibs. It looked more saturated with my Pelikan Go! B nib. Lubrication was good enough, and it felt smooth writing across some of the papers I used. Flow Rate: Very good. A little slow to dry.Lubrication: Good.Nib Dry-out: Not noticed.Start-up: Immediate.Saturation: A saturated ink.Shading Potential: Some shading seen.Sheen: None seen.Show-Through:Apica PaperTomoe River 52gsmSilvine lined padOxford lined padField NotesRoyal recycledHobonichi TechoSpread / Feathering / Woolly Line: Not seen.Nib Creep / Crud: Not seen, even after over 1 week in the penStaining (pen): Not seen after several days in the pen - easy clean-up with water.Staining (hands): Clean-up needs at least 2 washes with bar soap.Clogging: Not seen. Seems unlikely.Water resistance: Not sold as waterproof and has little water resistance.Availability: Available in 50ml glass bottles from many outlets.