Goldspot Pens Magazine of Pens, Inks and Fine Writing Gifts

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

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...
Introducing Jacques Herbin 1798 Amethyste de l'Oural Ink

Introducing Jacques Herbin 1798 Amethyste de l'Oural Ink

I hope your pens are thirsty for more sparkling ink! The pioneer of the shimmer craze, J. Herbin, introduces the next evolution of the Anniversary ...
Writer's Showcase of New Pens - May 2017

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!

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...
The Writer's Showcase - New Colors for Spring

The Writer's Showcase - New Colors for Spring

This week we're making a splash with new, color-shifting inks from Platinum (Japan) and previewing a completely new collection of Aurora pens that ...
The Writer's Showcase - 50 Shades of Flex

The Writer's Showcase - 50 Shades of Flex

This week, we're talking about FLEX, baby! Tom is our resident experienced flex pen writer that will be giving a LIVE demonstration of the Aurora 8...

All Aboard The J. Herbin Ink Hype Train! Caroube de Chypre Sneak Peek

A new year, a new J. Herbin Anniversary ink for pen lovers to get crazy about.

One would think that after Diamine introduced their line of Shimmertastic inks in 2015, the excitement over another sparkling ink from J. Herbin would slightly diminish. However, J. Herbin smartly tackled their next color to stand out from the crowd.

Introducing Caroube de Chypre :



This color looks rich and chocolatey,...

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 series stands as one of the most reliable set of colors for your fountain pen. Not only are the recommended for optimal performance of your Pelikanpen, they are also safe for many other plunger-filling, converter type fountain pens as well. The 4001...

Diamine Shimmering Fountain Pen Inks Coming Soon

If you thought the shimmer hype train ended with the first wave of J. Herbin 1670 Emerald of Chivor ink, you're in for a sparkly surprise!

Diamine, one of the UK's most prominent ink manufacturers, have been working fastidiously for two years on a shimmering ink formula of their own, and has finally developed  product that is ready for fountain pen consumption. Dubbed the Diamine Shimmering...

4 Keys to Achieving Maximum Satisfaction with J. Herbin Emerald of Chivor


With the Emerald of Chivor released in August of 2015, many are excited about getting their hands on the 4th installment of the J. Herbin Anniversary Ink. There's not doubt about it, these eagerly-anticipated bottles are going to be in the hands, and pens, of writers worldwide. If you're new to the Anniversary ink crazy and Emerald of Chivor will be your first, we've got your four essential keys...

Introducing Noodler's Revolution Blue Ink


In a collaboration between New Jersey-based Goldspot Pens & Noodler's Ink, we proudly present a blue so exceptional, it is "revolutionary." Themed after one of the most crucial battles in the American Revolutionary War that took place on New Jersey soil, Revolution Blue is 3 ounces of fountain pen ink that delivers on performance and color.

The saturated, medium-toned blue ink has a brilliant look...

Pilot Iroshizuku Ama-Iro Sky Blue Ink Review

In the spirit of the lighter and brighter colors of Spring and Easter Sunday, here is our review of the new Pilot Iroshizuku Ama-Iro "Sky Blue" color of fountain pen ink that was recently added to the Iroshizuku line of high-quality inks earlier this year.


We couldn't get our eggs to look quite like the nest above. To be honest, the wife and I were a bit disappointed with the quality of one of our...