From the Audience: Monteverde Pens

One of my readers wrote to me to tell me about her Monteverde pens. Here’s what she said:

I have been using fountain pens all my life. This year in May I received a Monteverde Prima for my birthday (brown swirl). Even though I normally like thinner pens this has an excellent ink flow and is fun to write with.

When I went online to register it @ – I saw that they had a clear barreled Monteverde Arista rollerball. Because you could purchase colored ink cartridges I decided to check that out. Wonderful! I also cut a small portion of cherry blossoms from a Hiroshige print from a small calendar and customized my pen by putting the print inside the clear barrel (my sister drew a black & white design for her pen). Fun!

Well, Sando, thank you for writing in to share about your Monteverde pen! I’ve seen them around but haven’t gotten down to buying one yet (or request for samples). I should go take another look!

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