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There is some water-resistance, if you get to it fast enough, but long-term, it doesn't hold up.

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Rhodia Writing Samples

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Tomoe River Writing Samples

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Clairefontaine Triomphe Writing Samples

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Original Crown Mill Laid Paper Writing Samples

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That's beautiful, particular with the F-C M SIG nib on Clairefontaine. Thank you for the review.

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Lovely, is this in a similar price range to bungbox sapphire?

 

Yes, they are the same price, both at the store that sells them here in the U.S. and on the BungBox website.

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I love the colour. I wonder how it is different from their First Love Sapphire though.

I don't have Sapphire, but from the reviews of Sapphire, I think it's a little darker. I looked at your review and saw that you used Omaezaki Ocean to compare to Sapphire; I do have that & if you'd like, I could do a quick comparison of it with Omotesando to give you a better idea of how it looks.

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Excellent review and very nice colour. I think I get something similar (in colour, if not in behaviour) by mixing Pelikan 4001 Royal Blue and Pelikan 4001 Brillant Black in the approximate ratio 25:1.

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Thanks for the review. I think I had considered trying that the last time I ordered ink but at the price of a sample it was pushing the limits of my budget (which was skirting the edge of "can I afford this" as is.

Ruth Morrisson aka inkstainedruth

"It's very nice, but frankly, when I signed that list for a P-51, what I had in mind was a fountain pen."

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In my experience, Bungbox Sapphire has a lot of sheen which distinguish it apart from Omotesando. My Sapphire sample also looks a little darker than these pictures. Based only on online pictures I think this ink looks more similar to Omaezaki Azure Sea than Sapphire but online pictures can be off.

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I don't have Sapphire, but from the reviews of Sapphire, I think it's a little darker. I looked at your review and saw that you used Omaezaki Ocean to compare to Sapphire; I do have that & if you'd like, I could do a quick comparison of it with Omotesando to give you a better idea of how it looks.

 

That'd be nice! Thank you!

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Great review, very pleasant colour.

"The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent are full of doubt."

 

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Looks like a darker version of Nagasawa Kobe Maya Lapis. This is a very nice color indeed. If I already didn't have First Love Sapphire, I would have seriously considered this ink.

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Very nice blue ink. Thanks for an excellent review, Julia. I agree with other posters that First Love Sapphire Blue is a tad darker. I'd pick this one up but I'm getting somewhat blue heavy in my ink stash...and blue is not a color I use very often. I love your writing samples...very impressive.

 

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Stunning colour bettered only by your beautiful handwriting! Thank you for such a thorough review.

If there is righteousness in the heart, There will be beauty in character. If there is beauty in character, There will be harmony in the home. When there is harmony in the home, There will be order in the nation. When there is order in the nation, There will be peace in the world. Bhagawan Shri Satya Sai Baba

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