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Visconti Rembrandt Fountain Pen – Review

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From an entry level writer to a fountain pen expert, the new Visconti Rembrandt is a perfect writing instrument for all range of writers. Distinctly designed, this fabulous Italian migrant features an appealing design that resembles with the most expensive Visconti pens. The name speaks for itself. Inspired from one of the most influential artists of European art, the new Rembrandt series portrays a fabulous design reflecting motifs of Rembrandt himself. The pen is composed of variegated resin – a resin that has nice kinds of swirls into it. Its design imitates Rembrandt’s most practiced painting style commonly known to...

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Writer Corner

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There are many ways we find to express ourselves. In this fast paced technology world there is an abundance of ways to do so. Many well-known authors from the past and present prefer the feel of a fine writing instrument in their hand while composing. Starting with his 1994 novel “Stardust” fantasy author Neil Gaiiman first used a Waterman pen with a large notepad. He enjoyed creating with a fountain pen. He now utilizes over 60 different pens which include, Visconti, Pilot Custom 823 Amber and Delta. Dylan Thomas preferred the popular Parker 51 fountain pen with its fast-drying ink....

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This Christmas the new arrivals and presents go hand in hand.

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I was quite proud of my local television broadcasters this year – I only saw one Christmas advertisement before Halloween. It was quite a shock, and even after a week I’ve only seen a dozen of them at best. (Though now that I think about it, it may have been because of the recent influx of political ads. Thank goodness that’s finally over.) Though Christmas seems to be taking a laid-back approach this year, that doesn’t necessarily mean you should. In fact, this is the perfect opportunity to get most, if not all, of your Christmas shopping done before the...

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Visconti Rembrandt Review

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Visconti Rembrandt Fountain Pen The Visconti Rembrandt has become a staple of the Italian pen maker’s line. It is priced well, attractive and handles beautifully. The body and cap are constructed of a variegated resin, which gives it a look reminiscent of chiaroscuro (hence the Rembrandt moniker). This pattern of light and dark varies between each pen, meaning that any single piece will differ from the rest with its own unique look. Visconti has taken a different approach to the Rembrandt line by utilizing a magnet inside of the cap to keep a secure hold onto the body of the...

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Visconti Amerigo Vespucci Limited Edition Pen–Discover America’s History

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During the 15th century, the countries of Europe began to compete with each other on a global scale. It’s not like they hadn’t been competing before this particular century, it’s just that the insurgent competition over economic, military, philosophical, cultural and religious dominance over their neighbors was enough to make the Cold War look like the Lukewarm War, or the Room Temperature War. The powerhouses of England, Spain and France (Pre-Reformation France, anyway), Portugal and Italy were desperately trying to outpace one another, and all of the wealth that was being accumulated with the colonization of Africa only spurred their...

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