J. Herbin Ink Cartridges - Vert Empire (Green Empire)

J. Herbin Ink Cartridges - Vert Empire (Green Empire)

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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.

Vert empire (Green Empire): this color represents the proclamation of Napoleon Bonaparte on December 2nd 1804 as the French Emperor at the cathedral Notre-Dame in Paris. Napoleon Bonaparte famously crowned himself Emperor taking the imperial crown (the laurel crown) from the hands of Pope Pie VII to put it on his head. He then crowned his wife Josephine Empress. This scene is depicted in the painting by Jacques-Louis David, Le Sacre de Napoléon (The Coronation of Napoleon)

It was a tradition among the Greeks and the Romans to crown the poets and the winners with a laurel wreath.

In the Middle-Ages it was also a tradition to crown the distinguished scholars at the university with a laurel wreath.

Each tin contains 6 standard international ink cartridges compatible with most fountain pens (other than those that use proprietary cartridges).

Designed for high portability. Be sure to carry a few spare cartridges and you will never have to worry about the pen running dry in the middle of a writing session.

This ink is safe for fountain pens. Made in France.

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