J. Herbin 350th Anniversary Ink and Ink Pot Set - Violette Pensee (Pensive Violet)
Founded in 1670, this year marks the 350th anniversary of J. Herbin. To celebrate this occasion, the French ink and wax maker released a series of 350th Anniversary ink, in their original vintage ink bottle and label. The 5 colours available are the oldest J. Herbin ink colours ever made - Perle Noire, Bleu Myosotis, Rouge Caroubier, Vert Reseda, Violette Pensee.
Herbin is the oldest name in pen inks in the world. "The Jewel of Inks" was created in Paris in 1700. Herbin uses all natural dyes in their fountain pen inks. This natural composition is reflected in the very neutral pH of the inks.
Violette pensée (Pensive violet): this color is also a flower from the very same name.
Since Napoleon I, French pupils used violet ink color, the least expensive color. This ink was made of methyl-violet, also used to disinfect wounds.
This ink is safe for fountain pens and dip pens.
Contains a 100ml bottle of ink and a china ink pot in a cardboard gift box.
Made in France.