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Thank you Chrissy for the nice review. Thank you Julie for adding your nice pictures.

For those who have actually used this ink, is there any green tint in it?

Prussian blue should not have green in it... I'm usually not fond of teal inks, and it's so difficult to correctly perceive colours on screen.

In my experience blue inks look more blue on my PC screen than they are in reality.

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Thanks for the review, it's very tempting. I'm wondering how it would be likely to look using a F or EF nib. Not too muted, I hope.

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I'm wondering how it would be likely to look using a F or EF nib.

 

Extra Fine Nib Ink Review: Diamine Prussian Blue

 

This is review #33 in my series. Here's the YouTube video:

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I endeavour to be frank and truthful in what I write, show or otherwise present, when I relate my first-hand experiences that are not independently verifiable; and link to third-party content where I can, when I make a claim or refute a statement of fact in a thread. If there is something you can verify for yourself, I entreat you to do so, and judge for yourself what is right, correct for valid. I may be wrong, and my position or say-so is no more authoritative and carries no more weight than anyone else's here.

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I'm wondering how it would be likely to look using a F or EF nib.

Extra Fine Nib Ink Review: Diamine Prussian Blue

 

This is review #33 in my series. Here's the YouTube video:

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:) :thumbup: Thanks!

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What I find odd is the color.

 

Thats not Prussian/Berlin Blue.

 

Attached is. Diamine Prussian is way too gray. True Prussian blue should be purely blue.

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What I find odd is the color.

 

Thats not Prussian/Berlin Blue.

 

 

Yes, we know. https://www.fountainpennetwork.com/forum/topic/310695-working-on-the-perfect-prussian-blue-ink/

 

Which makes me even more grateful to @Chrissy, @LizEF and other ink reviewers for showing us Diamine Prussian Blue, so we can individually decide for ourselves whether that ink colour is what we want to see on the pages of what we write, instead of blindly wanting or expecting "Prussian Blue" to either mean the actual pigment, or be a perfect match for it without having examples of such against which to fix our requirements and calibrate what we see on paper.

I endeavour to be frank and truthful in what I write, show or otherwise present, when I relate my first-hand experiences that are not independently verifiable; and link to third-party content where I can, when I make a claim or refute a statement of fact in a thread. If there is something you can verify for yourself, I entreat you to do so, and judge for yourself what is right, correct for valid. I may be wrong, and my position or say-so is no more authoritative and carries no more weight than anyone else's here.

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I tend to favour greyish blues and I bought a bottle of Diamine Prussian Blue after reading this thread. I am delighted with it. There’s something calm and elegant about it, it is distinctive but also easy to read and suitable for any situation. I’m absolutely sure it will become a favourite for me and my go-to mid blue. Thank you to all who posted about this one.

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I tend to favour greyish blues and I bought a bottle of Diamine Prussian Blue after reading this thread. I am delighted with it. There’s something calm and elegant about it, it is distinctive but also easy to read and suitable for any situation. I’m absolutely sure it will become a favourite for me and my go-to mid blue. Thank you to all who posted about this one.

Phew! Glad you like it. :thumbup: And I agree - easy on the eyes, suitable for anything, but a little more interesting than the average blue.

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