As the cold approaches it’s time to get cozy with a nice cup of tea, your journal and pen. Here are our top 7 fountain pen themed picks with a winter feel.
With its glossy white cap the Faber Castell Loom fountain pen in Piano White has a striking polar feel. It's smooth nib is a perfect match for any of the winter feeling inks below.
The Monokaki notebook from Masuya in Japan has that white on black contrast on the outside and is filled with cream fountain pen friendly paper that will give you the vibe of warming up by a fire on a cold day.
A hot cup of tea is hard to beat on a cold winters morning. Earl Grey by Diamine captures that feeling quite well. It's best described as a warm grey due to the slightly pinkish tones under the grey.
The Aurora Borealis or “Southern Lights” is the Earth's spectacular light show predominately seen around the Arctic and Antarctic regions, a beautiful sight on many people’s bucket list. This ink will give you the feeling of being out in the cold arctic breeze.
'Ohara no mochiyuki' translates to soft snow of O'hara. This soft greyish blue captures the calming feeling of falling snow and is made in Kyoto Japan to represent tradition colours.
A vivid orange might not be the first colour you think of when it comes to winter, but the persimmon fruit is tied to winter. Persimmon fruit matures late in the fall and can stay on the tree until winter. Folklore says that the severity of an upcoming winter can be predicted by slicing a persimmon seed and observing the cutlery-shaped formation inside. A spoon is said to forecast plenty of snow to shovel.
Fuyu-Syogun translates to Old Man Winter. This stunning ink by Pilot is described as “a grey conjuring up the image of the cold, clear air of the sever winter season.” It’s perfect for your winter journal entries.