Pelikan Edelstein Ink of the Year (& Pen!) History

Every year Pelikan releases a special edition Edelstein Ink of the Year, available in limited quantities. Here we'll take a visual look back at all of these annual special edition ink colors that have been released.

As an added bonus, Pelikan also released a limited edition M200 or M205 fountain pen to match, beginning in 2015.

Enjoy!

 

2024: Golden Lapis

This ink color is the 2024 Edelstein Ink of the Year special edition. An enchanting color combination of a vibrant blue tone refined with a golden shimmer. This is a lovely compliment to the M200 Copper Rose Gold which features a pearlescent barrel.

Pelikan Edelstein Golden Lapis fountain pen ink bottle and swab with text above the swab with the name of the ink
Pelikan M200 Copper Rose Gold fountain pen on copper color background

2023: Rose Quartz

This cheerful pastel pink color honors the gemstone Rose Quartz. The matching M205 Rose Quartz fountain pen with delicate translucent pink barrel with chrome trim matches this lovely 2023 special edition ink. 

 

Pelikan Edelstein Rose Quartz pink fountain pen ink

 Pelikan M205 Rose Quartz fountain pen on desk with notebooks

2022: Apatite

This¬†teal green color featured added shimmer,¬†and was accompanied by a matching M205 fountain pen ‚Äď a translucent¬†teal with embedded shimmering sparkles and¬†silver trim.

Pelikan Edelstein Apatite fountain pen ink

Pelikan M205 Apatite fountain pen, uncapped

 

2021: Golden Beryl

This golden yellow color was the first shimmering ink for Pelikan Edelstein, and was accompanied by a matching M200 Golden Beryl fountain pen ‚Äď a translucent white with embedded shimmering sparkles and gold trim.

Pelikan Edelstein Golden Beryl Ink

Pelikan M200 Golden Beryl Fountain Pen

 

2020: Moonstone

This grey ink was accompanied by the matching M205 Moonstone, a translucent dark grey with embedded shimmering particles and silver trim.

 

Pelikan Edelstein Moonstone fountain pen ink

 

 

 

Pelikan M205 Moonstone fountain pen

 

 

 

2019: Star Ruby

This pink ink was accompanied by a matching M205 Star Ruby fountain pen, which was a translucent red with embedded sparkles with silver trim.

 

Pelikan Edelstein Star Ruby

 

 

 

Pelikan Star Ruby M205 fountain pen

 

 

 

2018: Olivine

This olive-green ink was accompanied by a matching special edition M205 green translucent fountain pen with silver trim.

Pelikan Edelstein Olivine

Pelikan M205 Olivine fountain pen

  

2017: Smoky Quartz

This brown ink was accompanied by a matching M200 fountain pen in translucent brown with gold trim.

Pelikan Edelstein Smoky Quartz

Pelikan M200 Smoky Quartz fountain pen

 

2016: Aquamarine

This turquoise ink color was later re-introduced as a regular edition color in 2018. It was originally accompanied by a matching special edition M205 fountain pen in translucent turquoise with silver trim.

Pelikan Edelstein Aquamarine ink

Pelikan M205 Aquamarine fountain pen

 

2015: Amethyst

This purple ink was the first color to have an accompanying special edition M205 fountain pen, a beautiful translucent purple with silver trim.

Pelikan Edelstein Amethyst fountain pen ink

Pelikan M205 Amethyst fountain pen

 

2014: Garnet

This red color was later re-introduced as a regular edition color in early 2019.

Pelikan Edelstein Garnet fountain pen ink

 

2013: Amber

A deep orange-yellow amber color.

Pelikan Edelstein Amber

 

2012: Turmaline

The very first special edition Pelikan Edelstein Ink of the Year color, a beautiful rich pink.

Pelikan Edelstein Turmaline

 

 

 

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