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Master Engraver: Jamie Locke Art

Jamie’s engraving video made me stop. The video appeared on my Facebook feed because a friend had liked it, and it was mesmerizing and beautiful at the same time. I followed to her Facebook page where I discovered that she uses a variety of mediums to carve incredible freehand Mandalas into. Jamie Locke is a …

@MyCustomPuppet; Littletown Artist to Hollywood to Puppets to Fountain Pens

@MyCustomPuppet’s Instagram account is a fantastic collection of fountain pen related content as well as Sesame Street Style puppets that he sketches and makes individually for each customer. Preferred Pens: Montegrappa Mule, Pilot Falcon, Custom Shawn Newton Preferred Ink: Platinum Carbon Black Read below for all “equipment” watch the Instagram Videos here Today, Nathan has …

Visiting Aurora

Driving from the open country, we next entered the sprawling, ages old city of Torino. This historic city is home to Aurora Pens, one of the oldest and largest manufacturers of pens in the country. Hit with an unexpected snowstorm, entering the factory was like stepping into a fantasy. If Willie Wonka’s Chocolate Factory was …

Visiting Montegrappa

To view Spherical 360 Image, Drag with mouse to “Look Around” Montegrappa, Bassano del Grappa – Spherical Image – RICOH THETA The owner Giuseppe Aquila welcomed us like family and proudly revealed this year’s creations Arriving in Italy we were met by a driver for Montegrappa and immediately taken to the home of the historic …

Debra Messing, Fountain Pen by Montegrappa

Television celebrity Debra Messing, star of NBC’s The Mysteries of Laura, just shared her interest in beautiful writing instruments with the public. In a post on her Instagram (@therealdebramessing), she revealed her most recent acquisition; a Montegrappa Fortuna in White and Rose Gold. Debra is an award winning television actress known for her roles in …

Bold: Fortuna Skull Pens

  Montegrappa Company Profile Montegrappa is one of the most celebrated pen manufacturers in the world, operating at its original location in Bassano del Grappa, Italy. In 2012 it celebrated 100 years, having opened its doors in 1912 as Manifattura pennini d’oro e penne stilografiche or “Manufacturer of gold nibs and fountain pens.” It continues …