TOOLS to LIVEBY Fountain Pen Ink 30ml

$49.00 USD

Color
Green
Blue
Red

Tools to Liveby has created their own range of fountain pen ink to couple with their range of TTLB fountain pens. The glass bottles are handmade by a Taiwanese master and designed to emulate vintage French elegance.

* France, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, Austria are out of the delivery areas for this item.


 With a rounded bottle cap that feels great and is easy to grip, you can easily open and close the bottle without fearing leaks and spills. The special glass tube is designed in the center to effectively adjust the ink output and its suitable for both fountain pens and brush pens. Beautiful ink marks are revealed from within the inside of the bottle as you use the ink and the bottle slowly empties.

 

The bottle contains KWZ iron gall ink from Poland. The organic acid can effectively protect pen tips, and the lack of ink particles won’t cause blockages in the bottle. One of the best qualities of this ink is that there’s no need to keep the ink away from the sun, as it’s resistant to washing and fading. The ink color has many layers and gradually becomes darker with age. It is especially suitable for use on documents that need long term storage.

Capacity 30ml

Box size: 4.8cm x 4.8cm x 14cm Deep

Bottle size: 4.2cm x 4.2cm x 11.5cm Deep

Available in: Red, Blue and Green

 

*Japan, France, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, Austria, Poland are out of the delivery areas for this item.

Customer Reviews

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영희 박 (Yeongju, KR)
classic

The ink in the classic bottle was so great. I'm so satisfied

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David Bidner (Toronto, CA)
Beautiful Vintage Looking Ink Bottle and Great Ink

Almost impossible to find. Galen Leather stocks ToolstoLiveby and while a bit pricy when factoring in tax and duty still a wonderful addition for any enthusiast.
The KYZ blue is a really nice ink and the bottle is really beautiful. Great customer ervice from Galen.

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Seita Ishide (Setagaya-ku, JP)
The ink bottle and color are so beautiful!

I am very happy to be able to purchase this product. The design of the ink bottle is very beautiful and the color of the ink is also beautiful. I think this product can satisfy everyone.

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Rene Evans (Bangor, GB)
Beautiful design and ink!

As I have used PW Akkerman ink I was familiar with the concept of TOOLS to LIVEBY bottle. However, I love this smaller size and ornate style! It’s just so darn cute! Because of the ball stopper it is a cleaner and easier way to fill a plethora of inky pens or to use with dip pens. If I am honest I would have bought it no matter what ink was inside, so to have this fabulous colour is a bonus. It is not a true red - instead I would call it dark aubergine or cranberry with a touch of purple. It’s difficult to say because I use it on a wide range of artist and handmade papers that vary in their absorbency. To me, that is part of it’s appeal. It comes with a proper stopper when you open it and then you add the glass ball yourself and replace with the pretty glass stopper. It’s nice that if you need to store it you can go back to full plastic/rubber stopper.

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Mónica (Haarlem, NL)
Amazing

The design of this bottle is amazing, and it have also a vibtage style!. Love it and the i k itself is delighful!! So sad it doesnt come in a black or brown shade..

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Ankita Maitra (Kolkata, IN)
Regal bottle!

I usually don’t use IG inks but went for this one just for the bottle. Love it absolutely! The ink dries fast and turns from blue to bluish black. Not a wet ink but not dry either. Completely waterproof.

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sjr (Tucson, US)
so beautiful

I had a hard time finding the glass ball that came with the bottle and actually ended up finding a marble in my house and putting it in the bottle... It did take me a bit of time to figure out what I was missing..............aaaaaaaand once I got the marble in there, I found the glass ball and realized that it came separately. You just put it in the top flute of the bottle and close the top then invert the bottle to fill the top part of the vessel. I think this design is exceptionally beautiful. I have a nibbed dip pen that I use with this pen and it is such a lovely and romantic experience to use this beautiful ink bottle. 100% I will refill it once I run down on ink.... The green color translates beautifully to a cream paper....which brings out some of the warmer tones and it looks a bit more green than on a white.............I would probably not advise travelling with this unless you can really secure it upright as it doesn't seal absolutely.....though the decorative stopper with the rubber washer is really quite good............I just think if it were to topple over in your suitcase you may regret it.

This bottle is a work of art..............watching the ink travel down on the ribs within the bottle is magical..... just so elegant.

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MOCM (Chester, US)

Giving this 3 stars because it came with no instructions and it took some time to figure out how to get the right amount of ink in the top causing a bit of a mess. Once figured out it’s fine.

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Patsy Bailey (Albuquerque, US)
Beautiful Bottle!

The bottle is a keeper! I have not used the ink yet but it is worth the purchase for the bottle. Be careful not to miss the small ball that is wrapped separately.

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DEBBIE S (Albuquerque, US)
Fantastic ink and beautiful bottle!

I have to admit I initially bought this for the cool bottle but I did use one of my dip pens and found out just how wonderful the ink is as well!
I bought the green ink. The green ink is quite beautiful! I usually use black or blue ink but I think I have found my favorite ink color! I may have to order the other colors as well.
This is now one of my favorite places to shop!
Thank you so much for all your beautiful products!

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