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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 - Linea Exempla - Set 65
  6. Bortoletti - Writing Set - Pen/Letter Opener
  7. Bortoletti Dipping Pen - Sapele Wood
  8. Bortoletti Oblique Wooden Dip Pen Calligraphy Set
  9. Bukvawood - Oblique Nib Holder - Black Carbon - with Stand
  10. Bukvawood - Oblique Nib Holder - Bog Oak Replica
  11. Calligraphy set scout
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    Calligraphy set scout

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

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