Platinum Maki-e Fountain Pen Review

Platinum Maki-e Review Photo

Boy, this thing’s gorgeous!

Many of you may know that Platinum is my favourite pen brand. Despite their rather narrow range of pens, models like the President, #3776, and Preppy represent some of the best pens at their price point, ever.

This brings me to a rather unique pen, and one that could only come from Japan, the Maki-e, which was sent to me by Massdrop.

For those of you that don’t know of Massdrop, it’s a site that curates a bunch of superb products that are suggested by users. Each product must receive a certain number of votes from the community, and once it does Massdrop will get in touch with the brand to organise a group-buy. The best thing about a group-buy is that the higher the quantity, the lower the price, like buying in bulk. So, you get to vote for the products you want, then buy them at a reduced price. Win-win, right? International shipping is also very competitive, and can be as little as a few dollars for small items like pens.

Check out Massdrop and the whole range of notebooks, pens, and accessories by clicking here!

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JetPens Review

I published this post on my own blog, Confetti Avenue, with the help of Jonathan and I thought I’d share it here – you will probably recognise his fantastic taking-photos-of-pens skills:

Pen Rainbow

Some of my Style Fit and Pilot Frixion Colour-Pencil-Like gel pens

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