J. Herbin 1798 Amethyste de l'Oural (50ml Bottled Ink)
50ml glass bottle of J. Herbin 1798 Amethyste de l’Oural fountain pen ink. This ink is a deep rich purple in the velvety hue of a rare gemstone. A silver mist provides a lustrous shimmering effect.
Amethyste de l'Oural means Ural Amethyst or Ural Mountain Amethyst, and suggests the color of royalty. This ancient amethyst gemstone from the gates of Asia was prized for its calming, meditative and lucid dreaming qualities.
1798 commemorates a significant year in J. Herbin's history. At this time, the French Revolution was ending, and the Herbin company, founded in 1670, was growing. In 1798 the company relocated to expand their production capabilities and the influence of their inks and sealing wax.