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Waterman Hemisphere 16 Luxury Cuivre CT Fountain Pen Review

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Waterman Hemisphere 16 Luxury Cuivre CT Fountain Pen The first Waterman writing instrument that I got my hands on was the beautiful Waterman Perspective Blue Fountain Pen. The pen featured a contemporary design and had a gleaming appearance. However, the pen didn't compromise on quality and was the first writing tool that got me into the world of fountain pens. Since then, Waterman fountain pens have been a prominent choice for me. The latest Waterman Pen that I added into my collection is the new Waterman Hemisphere 16 Luxury Cuivre CT Fountain Pen. Though the series is available in three...

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Recording Family History

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Family bibles uses expand beyond being just religious scripture document. Many have also served the purpose of providing a home for records of important events that happened such as deaths, births, graduations and weddings for centuries. Many family bibles even include traditions, recipes and family anecdotes.Recording electronic family history may now be the norm, but hi-tech solutions are not essential. The preference for keeping detailed paper records, including handwritten biographical outlines for each ancestor, family group records and pedigree charts, in a family bible or beautifully adorned journal is once again gaining momentum.Even though most people are completely comfortable working...

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Lamy Wild Rubin (ruby) Studio Pens

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Lamy Wild Rubin Studio Pens The Lamy Wild Rubin (ruby) Studio pens have finally arrived! The pictures I first saw of the Wild Rubin reminded me of the Lamy Royal Red color. Boy, was I wrong. The true color of the Wild Rubin does not come through in the pictures. The Ruby color is shimmery and bright, not a matte color at all.The Wild Rubin has a stainless steel barrel and polished chrome accents. It has the iconic propeller clip. The fountain pen and rollerball are the same style as previous colors, but the ballpoint is now tapered and has...

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Cross Luxury Peerless 125 Review

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Cross Peerless 125 Luxury Collection The newest pen in the Cross Luxury collection is the Peerless 125. The original Peerless pen was introduced by Cross in 1889. These pens are beautiful in their finishes of Black Lacquer, Platinum and 23k Gold Plate. Each pen has an individual serial number, on the cap, that you can register with Cross. The Navy Blue and White box is a show piece on its own. The inside is white velour and each pen comes with a clear Cross pen stand for displaying. The Obsidian Black Lacquer has the Platinum trim, the Platinum is available...

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Graf von Faber-Castell Tamitio Fountain Pen Review

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Graf von Faber-Castell Tamitio Fountain Pen The Graf von Faber-Castell Tamitio line brings the high quality and craftsmanship of the luxury brand to the affordable price levels of the workhorse Faber-Castell lines. It is an elegantly designed piece which is constructed of a metal body covered by multiple layers of varnish. This varnish imparts a matte finish which is non-reflective and smooth to the touch. The front section, rear section and cap are all polished metal. The nib is stainless steel and plated with Rhodium. The body has fluting which not only gives the pen a sleek look but also...

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