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5 Fountain Pens for Spring

Any pen is the right pen no matter what time of year. But sometimes it's a little fun to let the season inspire your writing. Here are a few of our current favorites that we think should be on everyone's wishlist! TWSBI ECO Yellow This color of the beloved ECO is bright, cheery, and perfect for warmer weather. The ECO is our most popular fountain pen because of its clear barrel, piston filler, and affordable price tag. You really can't go wrong. LAMY AL-Star Turmaline This year's special edition color, Turmaline, is perfectly suited for this time of year. Reminding [...]

2022-01-14T18:39:08-05:00March 25th, 2020|Lists, Guides, & More Fun, Top 10 Lists|0 Comments

Fountain Pens Under $100

With so many options out there, sometimes it helps when your list is narrowed down just a bit. There is a fountain pen out there at every budget, and here we've rounded up a few of our suggestions if you're looking for a fountain pen under $100. This list definitely isn't exhaustive, so if you have other recommendations, drop those in the comments on this post! The Monteverde Innova is a carbon fiber pen that has gleaming rose gold trim. This classic pen comes with TWO bottles of ink! (As of 2021, this special offer with two bottles of ink [...]

2022-01-14T18:39:08-05:00March 10th, 2020|Lists, Guides, & More Fun, Top 10 Lists|0 Comments

Our 5 Favorite Slim Pens

We love fountain pens of all sizes, but there's something especially elegant about a long slender fountain pen. We've gathered some of our favorite thin pens that are perfect for fitting in tight places like pen loops and small cases. The solid Traveler's Company Brass Fountain Pen is portable and ready to go on an adventure with you. This small pen has a handy snap cap and fills using convenient cartridges. The LAMY CP1 is a stylish example of minimalist design. Available in either platinum or black, this practical pen is barely wider than a traditional No. 2 pencil! The [...]

2022-01-14T18:39:09-05:00February 20th, 2020|Lists, Guides, & More Fun, Top 10 Lists|0 Comments

The Hottest Inks of 2019

 Last week, we gave you our list of hottest pens of 2019, this week? We're tackling inks! We wanted to highlight some of the most exciting ones that came out in the last year. "Collections" seemed to be the theme as not a lot of individual inks stood out, rather entire series or lines of ink. Here's our list, sorted chronologically based on when they launched throughout the year: LAMY Crystal inks Launching here in the US in early 2019, the LAMY Crystal inks were a whole new line from LAMY with some real standout colors. Azurite was by [...]

2022-01-14T18:39:09-05:00January 3rd, 2020|Lists, Guides, & More Fun, Top 10 Lists|0 Comments

The Hottest Fountain Pens of 2019

What were the best pens of 2019? It was an amazing year for fountain pens which made narrowing down this list of hottest pens that much more difficult! So many great limited and special edition pens released as well as some awesome new pen models. Watch the video above to see Brian and Drew’s picks for the hottest pens of 2019: Diplomat Magnum Prismatic Purple While the Magnum has been around for decades, the Prismatic Purple color is new and exclusive to Goulet Pens here in the US. Beyond the amazing color, the Magnum is a staple starter pen for [...]

2022-01-14T18:39:09-05:00December 27th, 2019|Lists, Guides, & More Fun, Pen News, Top 10 Lists|1 Comment

10 Milestone Products for 10 Years of Goulet

We're celebrating our 10th anniversary here at Goulet Pens and we're reminiscing about the 10 most impactful and meaningful products in the life at Goulet Pens. There are a lot of different reasons as to why these are significant, so watch the video to learn to find out why: (2010) Ink Samples (2010) J. Herbin 1670 Rouge Hematite (2010) Noodler’s Creaper/flex (2011) Edison Nouveau Premiere (2011) Pilot Custom 74 Blue (2012) Noodler’s Liberty’s Elysium (2015) Visconti Homo Sapiens Bronze Age (2016) LAMY Safari Dark Lilac (No longer available) (2018) Pilot 100th Anniversary 7 Gods of Good Fortune set Do you have a [...]

2022-01-14T18:39:09-05:00November 12th, 2019|Lists, Guides, & More Fun, Top 10 Lists|0 Comments

5 Sparkly Pens You Need to See

The world of fountain pens offers an option for everyone and a style that will suit even the most particular tastes. If your eyes immediately seek out the most glistening, gleaming ones in the bunch, this list is for you! We've gathered our picks for sparkling, shimmering pens you need and compiled them in the list below for your viewing pleasure. While this isn't an exhaustive list, it's a great place to start if you're looking for an affordable, showstopping pen that is worthy of your pen case. Prepare to be dazzled! Jinhao x750 Shimmering Sands This affordable beauty is [...]

10 Must-Have Fountain Pen Inks

 Picking the right fountain pen can be overwhelming enough, but we also have over 700 different ink colors to choose from on GouletPens.com! How do you narrow down and commit to an ink with so many options? We’ve taken the guesswork out of it and came up with 10 must-have fountain pen inks: Organics Studio Nitrogen You need to have a sheening ink in your collection! You won't find one much better at that than Nitrogen from Organics Studio. Just look at that splatter! It's basically red despite it being a blue ink. Manages to sheen on nearly every [...]

2022-01-14T18:39:09-05:00July 31st, 2019|Lists, Guides, & More Fun, Top 10 Lists|0 Comments

5 Travel-Worthy Fountain Pens

 Have you ever agonized over which pens to take on a trip with you? It can be hard to think through all the possible scenarios you'll encounter when away from home and the comfort of your entire pen collection. Fret not! In this video and blog, we'll give you some great options so you can carry a pen that you're confident will keep up with you and your adventures, wherever they may be! TWSBI Vac Mini This small-statured pen has a huge ink capacity, 1.98ml! You can write away the hours of a long plane trip and still have [...]

2022-01-14T18:39:10-05:00July 25th, 2019|Lists, Guides, & More Fun, Top 10 Lists|0 Comments

8 Underrated Pens For $50 or Less

Getting a great writing experience doesn't have to cost a fortune. If you're ready to take a leap into the fine writing world with a new fountain pen, you're going to want to see these options. Below we've gathered a list of performance-packed pens that we think don't get enough love, but also won't break the bank. Is your new favorite in this collection? Keep reading to find out! Jinhao 993 Shark Pen This terrifically fun pen will make writing an adventure without taking a big bite out of your budget. For less than $5, you can have a pen [...]

2022-01-14T18:39:10-05:00May 30th, 2019|Lists, Guides, & More Fun, Top 10 Lists|0 Comments
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