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Here you find the largest selection of high quality calligraphy dip pen nibs worldwide, 95 % of which are no longer manufactured.
This extraordinary choice covers more than 1100 different makes of lettering nibs, round nibs, pointed nibs, nibs for drawing and sketching, poster pens, ball pointed pens, nibs for the lefthanded and graphos nibs as well as different nib assortments.
A selection of high quality Indian Inks from the renown german manufacturer "Rohrer & Klingner".
As opposed to the water based calligraphy inks, the Indian Inks have a high or full opacity and are suitable not only for the use on paper, but can also be used for the writing on wood or leather (given an appropriate preparation of the surface).
The alphabet collection consists of 13 different styles, compiled by myself. Included are comprehensive instructions
demonstrating all the important steps towards the independent learning of calligraphy. Instructions included for the left-handed!
2 different exercise books with step by step patterns for the learning of different calligraphy styles:
• Book 1: Caroline Miniscule, Uncialis and Bastarda Grande Llana. • Book 2: Gothic script, Schwabacher and Kanzlei
A basic starter set which also makes a nice gift. Including one calligraphy ink of your choice, three different kinds of dip pen nibs and one penholder. Also included is a description of the different pen nibs and a short manual for the beginning.
Antique Pen Nib Boxes
from different manufacturers, made from paperboard and lined with printed paper - that's how the nibs have been delivered into the shops in older times. Today they are contained in boring plastic boxes.
Antique pen nib boxes, beautiful as a collectible and useful as a nib storage box.
The Glass Quills are individually handmade and each one is therefore unique. The stroke width does not vary. Glass Quills are suitable for normal writing as well as for sketching.
Also suitable for the lefthanded.
In older times the Glass Pen Points have been used for everyday writing. The pen points offered here are manufactured by a glassblower exclusively for kallipos.de and can therefore not be found elsewhere. Special holders are also available.
The Reform Kolbenbüller 1745 has been manufacturred between 1930 and 1950. "Reform" was one of the leading manufactureres worldwide for high quality writing aquipment.
„The end of Reform in the year 1957 was ... curios: Ludwig Jung refused, to truck the crafted quality of his products against the at this time unsavoury make of injection-molded bulk goods, and preferred to close the factory, which was no longer maintainable on this basis. (" origin (text in german): http://www.muehltal-odenwald.de/)