Private Reserve Fast Dry Ink Bottle , Made in Indiana by Avalon Jewelers, as an addition to their fountain pen department. They came up with a simple idea; to make a fountain pen ink in a rainbow of colors to expand the bounds of writing beyond black, blue, green and red. This vision made them pioneers, because no other company had produced such an array of colors. . . Until then.
As a totally artisan ink company, they carefully pour, label, box and ship by hand each ink bottle — holding true to their original vision of customer service values. Spending all their energy into production of the best inks. Therefore, the packaging and marketing remain simple.
Private Reserve Fast Dry Ink Bottle
Because fountain pens operate on the capillary action principle, The ink need to be dye based . Pigment-based inks with solid pigment particles in a liquid suspension, tend to clog the narrow passages of the pens. Some pigmented inks do exist for fountain pens, but not many. India ink, a carbon pigment-based ink, is one of them, also contains arabica gum which can clog the pens. The ideal fountain pen ink has to have a free-flow, no sediments, and be non-corrosive. These qualities sometimes, are compromised because of ink permanence, or because of the use of some available chip dyes.
Some users mix inks to create new colors. This may cause color changes, even if the inks are from the same manufacturer. This is a result of chemical reactions between the components. Mixing inks may also alter their solubility; for example, an alcohol-based ink may contain components that are insoluble in water, and these will precipitate or coagulate if the ink is mixed with a water-based ink. So is not a good idea to mix them, That is why, you can find here, more than 35 different ink colors, to satisfy any taste, in addition, the fountain pen formulation of each color, makes sure that this ink, in any color, is the right one for your fountain pen.