on saleDiamine Majestic Blue - Ink Sample

Product Code IS-D7056

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on saleDiamine Majestic Blue - Ink Sample

Product Code IS-D7056

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2ml sample of Diamine Majestic Blue fountain pen ink, in a labeled plastic vial.

Ink Samples
Fast Drying

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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.


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Water Resistant

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Customer Reviews

Based on 39 reviews
Very nice

It's a nice ink, to me it's similar to Noodler's Liberty's Elysium in color.

Risky with good paper, great with cheap paper.

This ink was my new favorite blue at work on cheap paper. Dries quickly, no feathering, and beautiful to my eyes. I used it in my journal, and two days later my hand smeared it everywhere. I heavily recommend it for cheap paper and heavy caution it for high quality paper as it will never fully dry.

Lora E.
It's Intriguing

This ink intrigues me so much. I got it as a surprise-me sample a month or two ago, and I just got around to loading it into my Lamy Safari, which I've been using with a leftie nib. I enjoy the blue color so much -- it's a little darker than the swatch suggests, and a really distinct navy blue color. I absolutely love the amount of shading with this ink, and I only noticed that it does have some sheening properties once I read others' reviews. The best part is that it handles writing on cheap office paper really well. The amount of feathering is minimal (on said cheap paper), it still maintains a good amount of shading, and it is a good color to fit in around an office.My only qualm is that the dry time is a little on the slow side on better quality paper, namely Rhodia or Tomoe River papers. Both papers show off the shading so well, but it's difficult to use without smudging as a leftie. I'm on the fence as to whether I will get a full bottle of this. It's a little more expensive than comparable inks, but the color is so lovely. We will see.

Very dark, not much sheen

After reading the reviews and looking at the pictues on the website... This ink is not what I expected. I have tried it in in a fine nib and a flex nib on tomoe river and rhodia. It is so dark as to look black unless you take a second look. I would best describe it as a true blue, but very dark and with a hint of purple. As far as the sheen goes... It has sheen, but not red as pictured or described. The sheen is just sort of black, or maybe the same dark blue as the ink. The letters just sort of shine in the light. I have seen red sheen in emerald of chivor and Robert oster aqua. This is not like that. At least it wasn't for me.

Great ink!

I am enjoying Diamine Majestic Blue. It has great ink flow with my Pilot VP. And I love the color.

FAQ about Ink Samples

How do I fill my fountain pen from an ink sample vial? 8EDA1617-F73A-4DAF-8245-6D2BF4ABEB7B

It depends on the fountain pen's filling mechanism.

Check out our blog post on How to Fill a Fountain Pen from an Ink Sample Vial.

How much writing can I do with 2ml of ink? 8EDA1617-F73A-4DAF-8245-6D2BF4ABEB7B

It really depends on how big or small you write, and the nib size you’re using. We find that usually you can get 2 good fills for a typical converter with our Ink samples, or one good fill with a piston-filling pen. How much writing depends on you more than anything else, so we recommend experimenting with different nib sizes to find what works best for you. 

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.

What's your return policy for ink samples? 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.