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    Default Ink Review: Diamine Bilberry

    I have decided to review some of my inks. These aren't necessarily in any particular order.

    This one is Diamine Bilberry. This is a very popular colour and is a nicely saturated, purply blue ink, but the flow can be a little wet in some pens. I have never had a problem with lubrication for this ink.

    I started off my review with my new Parker Duofold M nib, but found it was too wet in that pen, so I filled my Lamy Nexx M with it instead. It's interesting to see how differently it behaves in 2 pens. The Duofold is a new pen to me, so I really wanted to try it out. As it's pearl and black I cleaned it out and refilled it with Mystery Ink 7 instead.

    • Water test on the review form shows this isn't a waterproof ink. In fact 2 drops of water almost completely washed it away.

    • Bearing in mind the paper I use is very smooth, and the nib was a medium, this ink took 16-18 secs to dry. It doesn't smear when dry though.

    • It flows wet, and lubricates the nib well.

    • It is currently available in 80ml glass bottles or 30ml plastic refill bottles.

    • Diamine sell it directly to end-users on their web-site.

    • It's a reasonable price


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    Last edited by Chrissy; May 3rd, 2015 at 03:26 PM.

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    Default Re: Ink Review: Diamine Bilberry

    This is one of my favorite purple inks!

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    Default Re: Ink Review: Diamine Bilberry

    Yup, this is one of my favorites as well.
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    Default Re: Ink Review: Diamine Bilberry

    Funny, I was just about to write that this is one of my favorite blue inks. There are names for blue-green. Why no name for blue-purple other than burple?

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    Default Re: Ink Review: Diamine Bilberry

    I prefer blurple

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