Many people see fountain pens as occasional writing instruments, maybe for doing some before-bed journaling or writing a letter, but that doesn’t have to be the case. The right fountain pen can be a great everyday tool, even if it never approaches the no-nonsense functionality of a ballpoint pen.
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The Kaweco Sport Gel Roller is a Parker-style pen refill that uses gel ink.
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The Kaweco Classic Sport is a line of pens and pencils with a plastic body, with a classic hexagonal shape, in a very small size. These are “pocket pens” that are meant to be used when posted — when the cap is put on the back of the pen to extend its length.
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The Kaweco Sport Gel Roller Pen is the capped rollerball version from the popular Sport line of pens and pencils.
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Kaweco Pearl Black is a pure black fountain pen ink that is sold both as cartridges and in 30 ml bottles. It’s one of our favorite black fountain pen inks.
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The phrase “student fountain pen” doesn’t get thrown around as much as it once did, but there still exists a whole class of fountain pens known as “student” pens.
What is a student pen? What makes one good? What are the best student fountain pens today, at a time when much fewer people are actually learning to write using a fountain pen.
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Kaweco is a famous German pen company with a history that dates back to 1883 with the founding of the Heidelberg Dip Pen Company. The Liliput pens are best known for their untreated copper, which gives it a beautiful, classic, and refined look. Over time, the copper develops a fine patina.
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Converting a fountain pen to an eyedropper is a quick and fun job… so long as you choose the right pen! It’s quick to do, quite cheap, and you can often double, or even triple, your pen’s ink capacity.
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Kaweco Classic Sport Ballpoint is a retractable, pocket-able pen with a plastic body. It’s often confused with the Classic Sport Gel Roller Pen, but the ballpoint is retractable with a click button on the top, while the rollerball is capped (similar to the fountain pen).
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The Kaweco Soul is a traditional oil-based ballpoint refill in a D1 standard size.
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