1,542 reviews
Was this supposed to be a highlighter ink?
October 20, 2014
I guess I've simply struck out on J. Herbin. My daughter wanted a pink ink for her first fountain pen and journal, so I selected this for...
HillbillyElitist · Review provided by gouletpens.com
Poor performance
October 20, 2014
I so wanted to love this ink. Nice shading and a great brown. Skipped horribly in my TWSBI 540 m nib. When I took the pen apart to clean ...
RG · Review provided by gouletpens.com
Only good on high quality paper
October 20, 2014
This ink looks great on high quality paper (tested on Rhodia), but on cheaper notebook paper (such as from a standard Mead notebook) was ...
Jay · Review provided by gouletpens.com
October 20, 2014
This ink bleeds and feathers on just about every paper I have written on, making writing characters smaller than 1/4 inch tall impossible...
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October 20, 2014
I am constantly amazed by J. Herbin inks - either stunning (Vert Empire, Perle Noir) or awful like this one. Looks like dry, diluted bloo...
Jennie · Review provided by gouletpens.com
September 04, 2012
I really wanted to like the color of this ink, but I don't. The color is watery and difficult to read after writing with. It was a good i...
nm_skyz · Review provided by JetPens
not my cup of coffee
October 20, 2014
I've tried to like Cafe des Iles a few times but It just isn't my brown. It goes on a nice rich red-brown but dries to just plain brown. ...
leslie · Review provided by gouletpens.com
Very Small Bottle of Ink
July 16, 2019
Tiny bottle with 4 oz. That is one eye dropper for the price of a regular bottle of ink. It is a very bad deal.
1945hms · Review provided by ebay.com
March 01, 2016
Nice color on the tag, but the ink itself is so pale, so watery, that it's practically useless. I tried using it in many vessels and in m...
eveb · Review provided by JetPens
February 12, 2016
It's almost the exact same color as Diamine Soft Mint, reacts about the same in use, and costs more per milliliter than Diamine's ink.
kaxen6 · Review provided by JetPens
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