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Lamy Safari 2021 Review: 40th Anniversary of the Original Savannah Green & Terra Red

  • January 26, 2021
  • Yugo

Lamy Safari The Original Lamy Safari was unveiled in 1980 featuring three colors: Savannah Green, Terracotta Orange, and Charcoal Black. The Lamy Safari was originally designed for young writers and fountain pen beginners due to the tripod pen grip; however, over time, the Safari became an icon amongst all pen lovers due to its writing […]

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The Difference Between Ballpoint Pens and Rollerball Pens

  • September 23, 2020
  • Yugo

Ballpoint Pens and Rollerball Pens – What’s the Difference? Ballpoint Pens and Rollerball Pens are two of the most common pen-types on the market. While they may look and function similarly, there is a noticeable difference. This blog post will outline ballpoint pens, rollerball pens, and the similarities and differences between the two. Ballpoint Pen […]

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The 8 Best Fountain Pen Brands for 2021 Selected by Stationery Workers (UPDATED)

  • September 12, 2020
  • Yugo

The Best Fountain Pen Brands Selecting the best fountain pen for you can be difficult; however, we at Buchan’s have you covered! This guide on the Top 8 Fountain Pen Brands will give you insight into some of the brands making a splash in the fountain pen community, and some of our favorite pens from […]

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Pen Review: The New TWSBI Diamond 580ALR Prussian Blue Fountain Pen

  • August 7, 2020
  • Yugo

TWSBI Diamond 580ALR Prussian Blue Fountain Pen Review TWSBI recently released a new “Prussian Blue” colorway of their Diamond 580 Fountain Pen Series. While a more expensive option than the TWSBI ECO, there are many favorable qualities about this fountain pen. Retailing at 88.49 CAD, here are my thoughts on the TWSBI Diamond 580ALR Prussian […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Fountain Pen Cartridges and Inks

  • July 25, 2020
  • Yugo

Essential Ink Tips to better Understand your Fountain Pen Fountain Pens have 2 main ways of using ink: Cartridges, and Ink-filling systems with built-in converters. In this guide, I will dive into tips and general knowledge that you should know about fountain pen inks and cartridges. After reading, you will be equipped with the knowledge […]

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A Novice’s review of the LAMY Safari Fountain Pen

  • May 1, 2020
  • Yugo

Reviewing the LAMY Safari Fountain Pen The Introduction Today I will review the LAMY Safari Fountain Pen, retailing at 41.99$ CAD at Buchan’s Kerrisdale Stationery Store in Vancouver. Before I begin, I have to admit that my knowledge of pens is not the greatest. I just take the first thing I see on the shelf. […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Calligraphy Pens

Flowing lines and the curves of calligraphy pens give a feeling of inspiration, joy, and creativity. You must be careful in framing the letters from a nib to control the splatter of ink on your favorite book. Practicing with the right equipment gives you improved results. If you are new to calligraphy, then you need […]

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LAMY Limited Edition Dialog 3 Urushi Fountain Pens

Urushi is a natural lacquer material full of contrasts and used for making crafts and arts in East Asia. This material is distinguished by the unique sheen and depth of color, created by the application of various thin layers. The Lamy dialog urushi edition captures the fascination of this material in a unique tetralogy. The […]

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10 Best Pens for Back to School

Schools are starting, and people are busy purchasing their back to school supplies. Picking up a pen is not that easy in your instant ramen budget. In this article, we have made the list of best pens for back to school that can easily pull your double duties in the school. For any student to […]

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Best Fountain Pens

Fountain pens are classy and make a statement after writing. Writing with fountain pens is considered to be some form of art. Other pens like ballpoint pens, you need to exert some pressure on the pens for writing. But for fountain pens work on something like the capillary system, where the ink automatically flows when […]

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Difference Between Calligraphy and Fountain Pens

Fountain Pens Fountain pens are the most elegant writing instruments which get presented as gifts to business professionals or graduates or retirees of law. These pens are considered a mark of sophistication and mostly used by poets, cartoonist, illustrators, and artists. Minimal effort is needed for writing and must be held at a constant angle […]

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Fountain Pen Nibs Explained

  • July 27, 2019
  • Inna

The Nib is very crucial for a fountain pen. There is a wide range of choices with different tips, sizes, materials, and characteristics available for you to choose from. With many options available, it is often confusing to get the best Nib for your fountain pen. What is a Fountain Nib? Fountain nib is the […]

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Fountain Pen vs Ballpoint Pen

No matter why you use a particular pen, a good pen is always a useful tool in personal and professional life. Today, there are many pens available in the market, and it is challenging to choose the best among them. It is a well-known fact that ballpoint pens are very convenient to write and available […]

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