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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

7 Showstopper Fountain Pens You Need To See To Believe

Every pen collection needs at least one piece that can stop someone in their tracks and make them strike up a conversation and we have no shortage of pens that fit the bill on the GouletPens.com. We felt that these gorgeous pens deserve their own spotlight. Below, you will find our picks for 7 Showstopping Fountain Pens You Need to See!   Platinum Kanazawa Leaf Maki-e Pens The Platinum Kanazawa pens are an underappreciated gem in the beautiful showstopper pen category. These slender resin pens feature delicate designs in the traditional maki-e style, a smooth writing 18kt gold nib, and [...]

The 5 Hottest Inks of 2018

 While pens get a lot of love in the fountain pen community, ink is very much an essential part of the writing experience! In addition to a bounty of amazing pens that came out last year; there were a number of colorful, vibrant, and notable inks released as well. From special edition inks from LAMY to regular offerings from Organics Studio, each one of these inks made a big splash last year. Here is our list of the 5 Hottest Inks of 2018: LAMY VibrantPink First special edition ink from LAMY that has been available year round Hot pink [...]

10 Hottest Fountain Pens of 2018

Brian here, and these are my picks for the 10 hottest pens of 2018, at least from what has come through Goulet Pens. It’s not in any particular order except for my #1 pick at the end. This was so tough to narrow down because there are so many great pens that came out this year, some are gone and some are still with us, but all are noteworthy. Conklin Duraflex Black with Rose Gold was the first pen with the Omniflex nib This color combination was a limited edition, not available anymore Not without its controversy, par for the [...]

2022-01-14T18:39:11-05:00December 28th, 2018|Lists, Guides, & More Fun, Top 10 Lists|1 Comment

The Goulet Nation’s 7 Favorite Words to Write with Fountain Pens

Are their certain words you just love writing more than any other? We polled the community on our Facebook group, Goulet Nation, and asked them to share their favorite words to write with their pens. We chose the 7 most popular words and had some of our team members take turns writing them with their favorite pens and inks. The words chosen by many of you were: Always Dear Giggle Hello Minimum Serendipity Yesterday Thanks to our team members who participated. Check out the list below to see who they were and what pen and ink combo they used. Adrianne: [...]

2022-01-14T18:39:11-05:00December 18th, 2018|A Goulet Life, Lists, Guides, & More Fun, Top 10 Lists|1 Comment

11 Great Looking Fountain Pen Nibs

 Beyond writing experience, a great looking nib can really move the needle towards your favorite fountain pen. Pen manufacturer's are are able to paint a masterpiece on such a small canvas with these gorgeous nibs. Some may showcase a striking two-tone look, others may opt for an intricate design. Even hand torching has come into play! We've gathered our list of 11 great looking fountain pen nibs, so take a look: LAMY Imporium Pilot M90 Pelikan M800 Pineider La Grande Bellezza Montblanc 149 Montegrappa Elmo Graf von Faber-Castell Classic Pilot E95s Nemosine Re-Entry Nib - Now discontinued Visconti Homo [...]

2022-01-14T18:39:11-05:00August 24th, 2018|Lists, Guides, & More Fun, Top 10 Lists|0 Comments

10 Most Satisfying Pens To Cap

 One of the best things about fountain pens is the satisfaction of capping your pen. Whether it's an audible click, the feedback pressure you get, or if it's a unique capping mechanism, it can really elevate a pen. We've compiled a list of our 10 Most Satisfying Pens to Cap, check it out: LAMY Dialog 3 Visconti Homo Sapiens Pilot E95s LAMY 2000 Visconti Rembrandt/Van Gogh Platinum PTL-5000A Pilot Vanishing Point/Decimo (OK, not technically capping, but how could we leave it off?) Diplomat Aero Pilot Metropolitan Pineider La Grande Bellezza What do you think? Does one of your favorite [...]

2022-01-14T18:39:12-05:00July 10th, 2018|Lists, Guides, & More Fun, Top 10 Lists|0 Comments
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