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Noodler's Ink - House / Divided 2017 DC Pen Show Color

Amidst the craziness of the 2017 D.C. Pen Show weekend, Noodler's Ink had released a brand new color called House / Divided. The ink was introduced...

Writer's Showcase of New Pens - May 2017

It's Thursday, May 11th. Typically, I (Tom) would be getting ready to broadcast the live Writer's Showcase on the Goldspot Facebook page. This week...

Sailor's Original Jentle Inks Revived!

I jumped for jubilant joy when I saw this e-mail appear in my inbox this morning from Itoya, Sailor's US distributor. Although I'm still working of...

How to Pronounce J. Herbin's Caroube de Chypre

Fountain pen enthusiasts have come to embrace the craze that has become J. Herbin's 1670 ink collection with open arms. Every year, a new ink has c...

Top 5 Blue Pens to Cure the Blues

Blue, Blue & More Blue Looking over all the new pens that have been launched by the greatest pen-makers like Pelikan, Pilot, Conklin and more, ...

Sailor 1911S Highlighter Fountain Pen & Ink Set

Wowzas. This bright combo from Sailor sure is hard to miss! This 1911S is fitted with a 14kt gold Music nib so you can use it like a broad-tipped h...

Introducing Pelikan 4001 Dunkelgrün Dark Green Ink

tl;dr... Pelikan has released the new Dunkelgrün Dark Green 4001 ink to replace the Brilliant Green, which is now discontinued.The Pelikan 4001 ink...

What Should be the Pen & Ink of the Year 2015?

Hey Pen Lovers,Need your help in putting together a nominations list for Pen of the Year 2015.Every year, we (Goldspot Pens) run a "reader's choice...

3 Reasons Why You Should Attend a Pen Club Meetup

Pelikan Hubs Swag! Last Friday, we were honored to participate in Pelikan Hubs, a worldwide event that gathered pen enthusiasts from all over the...

The Story on Sailor Storia Pigmented Inks (Review)

Sailor (Japan) is known by many as the manufacturer of high quality, gold nib fountain pens, hand-tuned and inspected by masters of their craft. It...

Noodler's Ink Bottle Changing from Glass to Plastic

Today, Nathan Tardiff, the Willy Wonka of our niche fountain pen ink market, has announced a drastic change within the Noodler's Ink lineup of bott...

Pilot Metropolitan Retro Pop Fountain Pen Review

Prior to 2012, the market for beginner fountain pens was dominated by Lamy's Safari, AL-Star and Vista pens. Then, the Pilot Metropolitan (MR), a.k...