on saleJacques Herbin 1670 Caroube de Chypre - 50ml Bottled Ink

Product Code JH-15045JT

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on saleJacques Herbin 1670 Caroube de Chypre - 50ml Bottled Ink

Product Code JH-15045JT

In Stock

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$31.50

MSRP $35.00

This 50ml bottle of Jacques Herbin 1670 Caroube de Chypre (brown) has gold flecks/shimmer, and was originally released in July 2016. This is the fifth ink in the 1670 series. Each bottle cap is hand dipped in sealing wax, with a stamped "1670" seal on the front of the bottle, and is individually packaged in a collector edition box.

It is said that Jacques Herbin was very fond of dried carob pods and that is the reason he lived so long! As the other merchants sailing the Mediterranean sea, he would pick them up in Cyprus, on his way back home. The carob bean is the fruit of the carob tree and was cultivated in the Mediterranean countries since ancient times. Carob pods are known for their great therapeutic properties and were marketed throughout Europe as the "black gold of Cyprus". This Anniversary ink is called "Caroube de Chypre" because of its intense and deep brown with a hint of red, and of course its gold specks.

Due to the amount of particulate in this ink used to achieve the sparking look, you may experience restricted ink flow in some of your pens. We recommend shaking the ink thoroughly before filling and gently rolling the pen in your hands often to keep the shimmer effect consistent. This will also help prevent clogging. You will also want to be diligent about cleaning and maintaining your pen when using this ink.
Condition
New
Brand
Jacques Herbin
Type
Bottled Ink
Color
Brown
Bottle Material
Glass
Bottle Opening Diameter
18.3mm (0.72in)
Fast Drying
No
Fluorescent
No
Shimmer

Whether or not the ink contains glittery particles.

Yes
Freeze Resistant

Whether or not an ink is specially formulated to better withstand freezing temperatures.

No
Volume
50ml
Iron Gall

Ink made from iron salts and tannic acids. Though quite permanent and waterproof, these inks are typically known for causing chemical corrosion to metal pen parts (especially the nib) and should be used sparingly or with less-valuable pens.

No
Lubricated

Whether or not an ink is specially formulated to increase flow in your pen.

No
Pigmented

Whether or not the ink contains finely-ground solid particles in liquid suspension.

No
Scented
No
Water Resistant

Whether or not the ink, once dried on the paper, will resist being washed away with water.

No

Customer Reviews

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Kimberly

If you're a fountain, pen person, you need it in your collection

K
Kimberly

If you’re a fountain, pen person, you need it in your collection

J
Justin W.
Beautiful ink. Perfect for writing letters.

Love the look of this ink. Rustic, classy, earthy. Perfect for writing letters on pastoral themed stationery. Beautiful bottle as well.

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Bob A.
Nice Reddish Brown

Using the ink in a Benu Talisman African Dream Bean pen with a medium nib. The paper Leuchtturn 1917 notebook. A smooth writing ink with just a bit of shimmer. Attractive brown

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Anonymous
J'adore la couleur

�criture fluide, facile � utiliser

FAQs about Bottled Ink

Which pens can accept this ink? 8EDA1617-F73A-4DAF-8245-6D2BF4ABEB7B

Any of these fountain pens will work with bottled ink. Typically, as long as the pen can be filled with a converter, has a built-in filling mechanism like a piston, or can be eyedropper-filled, it can accept bottled ink.

What is shading, sheening, or shimmering ink? 8EDA1617-F73A-4DAF-8245-6D2BF4ABEB7B

Shading - A common (and often desired) result of a fountain pen ink pooling in certain parts of a letter when writing, so that the color and saturation of the ink appears different within a single letter or word. This characteristic cannot be achieved with ballpoint or rollerball pens and is a very appealing aspect of fountain pen use for those particularly drawn to all the pretty ink colors.

Sheen - Characteristic of a fountain pen ink where when ink pools another color can be seen on top of the ink, especially when looked at in different light angles using certain paper types. There is no way to guarantee an ink will sheen, but using a larger nib on a pen will help obtain sheening results in your writing.

Shimmering - Fountain pen ink that has small particles of glitter mixed in.

Is shimmering ink safe to use in fountain pens? 8EDA1617-F73A-4DAF-8245-6D2BF4ABEB7B

Yes! Shimmering ink is a great way to add some flare to your writing. We have found that a larger nib will showcase more shimmering particles while writing, but you can use any nib size and shimmering ink. All the ink we sell is safe for use in fountain pens.

You can learn more in our blog: How to Write with Shimmering Ink.

My ink smells funny, is it safe to use? 8EDA1617-F73A-4DAF-8245-6D2BF4ABEB7B

Generally yes! Ink does not smell good- it usually has a chemical smell, along with other scents such as sulfur, rubber, chemicals or even paint. However, as long as you’re not seeing anything floating in the ink, it should be safe to use.

It’s cold and my ink froze; is it safe to use? 8EDA1617-F73A-4DAF-8245-6D2BF4ABEB7B

Yes, frozen ink will not hurt your pen (after it’s thawed of course!) The issue with ink freezing is primarily a concern because certain glass bottles could break as the water-based ink expands, and then you’d have a mess!

What is your return policy for bottled ink? 8EDA1617-F73A-4DAF-8245-6D2BF4ABEB7B

We do not accept returns for ink that has been used. Otherwise, we accept returns on unused ink products for up to 30 days from purchase. You can read all our Return Policies here.

To initiate a return, please submit a request at the Return Portal. Our Customer Care team might reach out to you for more information.