Replacement JoWo #8 18K gold nib unit

$230.00 USD

Nib Size
  • JoWo #8 Replacement Nib Unit.
  • 18K Gold.
  • Ebonite feeder for better ink flow.
  • Avaliable in Fine, Medium, and Broad tips.
  • Full unit, including nib, feeder, and housing. 
  • Without logo/embossing.

Replacement gold nib for #8 fountain pens.

Experience the epitome of fine writing with the Replacement JoWo 18k nib size #8.  gold nib unit for fountain pens. Available in fine, medium, and broad tips, each nib is paired with an ebonite feeder, ensuring consistent and superior ink flow.

Size 8, means that the feeder is 8 millimeters in diameter. Thread housing M9.5x0.5,a drawing with dimensions can be found in the last picture of the gallery in this product.

JoWo is a German nib manufacturer, that produces nibs for use by pen manufacturers. The history of JoWo nibs dates back to 1852. The company began as the first German manufacturer of steel nibs and today is behind some of the best fountain pen brands in the world.

Discover all JoWo Nibs.


How do Gold Nibs Compare to Steel Nibs in Fountain Pens?

In the world of fountain pens, the debate between gold and steel nibs (we mean high-quality steel nibs like JoWo) centers on their writing characteristics and flexibility. While modern steel nibs are highly capable, offering a comparable writing experience to gold nibs in many aspects, there are distinct differences, particularly in terms of flexibility and line variation.

Gold, being a softer metal, naturally provides a more flexible nib. This flexibility allows the tines of the nib to spread more easily under pressure, creating a wider range of line widths as you write. As a result, gold nibs, especially those with higher karat values, are often preferred for their ability to produce varied line thicknesses, adding a unique flair to handwriting or calligraphy.

Specifically, 14k gold nibs are known for offering a moderate level of flex, striking a balance between rigidity and flexibility. On the other hand, 18k gold nibs tend to offer even greater flex, making them a top choice for those seeking maximum line variation and a distinctly softer writing feel. However, it's important to note that the choice between gold and steel nibs often comes down to personal preference and the specific writing style of the individual.

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