#pendelight: 2015 Lamy Al-Star Copper Orange

If you’re a fan of the Lamy Al-Star range of fountain pens, you may be pleased to know that the 2015 colour will be a nice, vibrant Copper Orange! Lamy releases a new colour every year for their Safari range of pens, including the Al-Star, which has an aluminium body instead of the Safari’s plastic. I got my first Al-Star in black-purple which is really more of a magenta-type colour, and this was one of my first “serious” fountain pens…

#pendelight Recently launched: Namiki Chinkin series

Namiki Chinkin Matsu

Today’s delightful pens are from the Namiki Chinkin collection, and it’s the first time On Fountain Pens has the honour to feature Namiki pens here! Chinkin means “gold inlay” and it is the technique used to create the wonderful designs on these beautiful pens. These pens have just been launched in November 2014, fresh out of the oven from Namiki. There are 4 designs in the collection, namely: Namiki Chinkin Yukari Cranes (Tsuru) Namiki Chinkin Yukari Pine Tree (Matsu) Namiki…

#pendelight Kaweco AL Sport stonewashed black

I’m getting sleepy as it is night here, but I’ll just show a fountain pen at random (probably a new category for me to open up! I’m using a hashtag called #pendelight and it will be showcasing a random pen that I have spotted and want to share with you all about. Look at the Kaweco AL-Sport stonewashed black design! The AL stands for aluminium which is the material of the pen. Clearly it is slightly heavier than the plastic Kawecos, but…