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Dipping Pens
Dipping Pens

Dipping Pens

Dipping Pens are a type of fine writing instrument that allows you to quickly dip your pen tip into a bottle of ink and begin writing. They are often used in Calligraphy. Dip Pens hold ink in the small yet deep grooves in their tip/nib as you write. Dipping pens have certain advantages over fountain pens - they can use waterproof and pigmented inks, or even traditional iron gall ink which would corrode fountain pens. Dip pens work best with thinner fountain pen inks though, because the thin grooves don’t allow the more viscous calligraphy ink to flow well. Thicker ink hugs the tip and dries, making it difficult to clean completely. Changing inks is as easy as dipping the pen tip into water, wiping with a cotton towel and then dipping the pen into new ink! Dipping pens are elegant and classic, usually made of wood, glass and sometimes metal, and are often art pieces unto themselves. They come in traditional straight form factors and also as Oblique Nib Holders.

Many pen enthusiasts have a variety of dipping pens in their collection since their simplicity allows a writer to try out many different types of inks in rapid succession.

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  1. Bortoletti - Wood and Brass Dip Pen Calligraphy Set
  2. Bortoletti - Wood and Bronze Dip Pen Calligraphy Set
  3. Bortoletti - Wood and Bronze Dip Pen Calligraphy Set with Pen Holder
  4. Bortoletti - Writing Set
  5. Bortoletti - Writing Set - Pen/Letter Opener
  6. Bortoletti Dipping Pen - Sapele Wood
  7. Bortoletti Oblique Wooden Dip Pen Calligraphy Set
  8. Bukvawood - Oblique Nib Holder - Black Carbon - with Stand
  9. Calligraphy set scout
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    Calligraphy set scout

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  10. Crescent Five Ink bottle Set - Bronzed
  11. Crescent Five Ink bottle Set - Pewter
  12. Dipping Pen - Bronzed
    Dipping Pen - Bronzed
    As low as $30.00
  13. Dipping Pen - Pewter
    Dipping Pen - Pewter
    As low as $25.00
  14. Dipping Pen Set - Fleur De Lis - Bronzed
  15. Dipping Pen with Quill - Feather Pattern
  16. Dipping Pen with Quill - Filigree Pattern
  17. Dipping Pen with Quill - Fleur de Lis
  18. Dipping Pen with Quill - Flower
  19. Dipping Pen with Quill - Saxophone
  20. e+m Artist Dipping Pen with nib
  21. e+m Double Sided Simple Dipping Pen e+m Double Sided Simple Dipping Pen
  22. e+m Marbleized Dipping Pen For Beginners with nib
  23. e+m Simple Dipping Pen For Beginners with nib
  24. Italian Wooden Dipping Pen With Pen Stand
  25. Le Potier D'Etain - Pewter -  Clarinet - Stand for quill
  26. Le Potier D'Etain - Pewter -  Guitar - Stand for quill
  27. Le Potier D'Etain - Pewter -  Saxophone - Stand for quill
  28. Le Potier D'Etain - Pewter -  Trumpet - Stand for quill
  29. Le Potier D'Etain - Pewter -  Violin - Stand for quill
  30. Le Potier D'Etain - Pewter - Sun - Stand for quill
  31. Montecristo Parchment Pen and Seal Set
  32. Murano Glass Dipping Pens
    Murano Glass Dipping Pens
    As low as $39.00
  33. Nib Box - Oval - Fleur De Lys
  34. Nib Box - Oval - Nib
  35. Nib Box - Round - Saxophone
  36. Papier Plume Calligraphy Set

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