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I'm currently reviewing some of my favourite Diamine inks. This is Diamine Amazing Amethyst.

  • Water test on the review form shows this isn't a waterproof ink, but it's more resistant than some.
  • Bearing in mind the paper I use is very smooth, this ink takes longer to dry than some others.
  • It flows very well and lubricates the nib very well. No start-up problems noticed.
  • It is currently available in 30ml plastic bottles and 80ml glass bottles.
  • Diamine sell it directly to end-users on their web-site.
  • It's reasonably priced.

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Thanks for a nice review Chrissy. I discovered this ink a few months back (from a sample given to me by FPN member Migo984) and became fascinated in how the ink goes on dark and dries to a lighter dusky purple. It is particularly evident when a wider CI nibs are used. This is an ink that seems to grow on you.

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