The J. Herbin 30ml Fountain Pen Bottled Ink . Each bottle of 30 ml has an integrated pen rest. Herbin uses all natural dyes in their fountain pen inks, which is reflected in the very neutral pH of the inks. The inks are created to be non-toxic, and smooth flowing in your fountain pen. and dip pens. It is the ink namesake used by renowned figures such as Napoleon Bonaparte and Victor Hugo of Les Miserables. M. Herbin created this line, “The Jewel of Inks”, in his shop on the Rue des Fosses Saint-Germain in Paris in 1700.