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Top 5 Pens and Inks of 2017 so far

The Summer is usually the time of year when there's a lull in the world of pens. Most manufacturers are gearing up for back-to-school & 4th qu...

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...

Pull up a chair - Van Gogh's latest pen masterpiece

You don't need to be an artist to appreciate the bold, colorful design of the Visconti Van Gogh collection. The variegated acrylic resin used to cr...

An Elegant Addition to the Visconti Homo Sapiens Collection

The Visconti Homo Sapiens is the fabled "grail pen" that is sought after by many pen enthusiasts as a top-level achievement in their hobby. There's...

Pen Profile : The Visconti Van Gogh Mini (Pre-2011)

Van Gogh is quoted to have once said, Great things are done by a series of small things brought together. Creating a masterpiece is no small fea...

Winners to our Letters to Santa Giveaway + Holiday Hours

As you can imagine, Santa had quite a few letters to read. He was quite taken by the number of handwritten letters that came in this year. It was a...

Visconti Millennium Arc 2015 Edition Sneak Peek

I'm going to precede this article with a disclaimer : I've lusted after the original Visconti Millennium Arc I, II & III fountain pens that wer...

#WriteitWednesday Dear Diary

This week, lets open up a bit. We're betting that quite a few of our followers keep a journal, or a log of events and goings on that you keep track...

Voting is Now Open for Pen of the Year 2014

So, now that we got that business of the midterm elections over with, here comes the fun part : voting for your favorite pen released in 2014! We a...

Sneek Peek at the New Visconti Rembrandt Merry Go Round

A belated Happy New Year to all our loyal blog followers. Sorry it has taken so long for a new 2014 update. One may expect that the craziness from ...

Visconti Turquoise Ink Review

The first appearance of the uniquely innovative Visconti V-Bottle on this blog. Visconti makes a high-quality writing instrument, but what of its i...

The New 2013 Goldspot Annual Catalog

Printed, Stitched, Trimmed and ready-for-mailing, the new 2013 Goldspot Annual Catalogof fine writing instruments and luxury gifts will be arriving...