This charming vintage velvet-lined wooden Calligraphy box holds one wood nib holder, five steel nibs (2x L'Ecolier, 1x Steno, Pfanne, Cito-Fein), and one 30ml bottle of Pensive Violet ink and is perfect for calligraphers & letter artists.
This set is minics a vintage school writing box, and makes a great collectors item for the beginner and advanced calligrapher. A great unique gift item!
Included is a bottle of the delightful J. Herbin Violette Pensee (Pensive Violet) ink. The Pensive Violet is also a flower from the very same name. Since Napoleon I, French pupils used violet ink color, known as the least expensive color (at the time). This ink was made of methyl-violet, also used to disinfect wounds.
The La Perle des Encres burnt into the wood cover means "The Pearl of Inks".
- 9.5 x 2 x 2.5 inches
- Vintage wood box
- one wood nib-holder
- five steel nibs (2x L'Ecolier, 1x Steno, Pfanne, Cito-Fein)
- one 30 ml bottle