Saturday, August 8, 2009

Making of the most basic iron gall ink

This video is the making of the most basic iron gall ink. It was made from only Iron(II) chloride tetrahydrate, Gallic acid monohydrate and MilliQ water.

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

My homemade ink in preppy fountain pens

This is preppy fountain pen made in Platinum pen co., ltd.
It looks cheap, but it has high quality. It has an iridium pen point, but it is only 200 yen.
I ink up my homemade ink in preppy.
Blueblack, Green, Melon green, Yellow, Orange and Brown.

Sunday, July 26, 2009

About My Iron gall inks

I made myself this ink which mixed the chemical reagents. I do not sell this ink, but I give about it to persons which will write about my ink on their blogs or webpages.
As such blogs is ( , ( etc. And my blog in Japanese is (, please choose "handmadeink" category in the right sidebar.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

homemade iron gall ink without dye reagent

This is the original solution of the blue black ink without dye reagent. It looks like black in the bottle, but transparent at first and turn black.

Friday, July 10, 2009

homemade Iron gall ink water-resistant test

One day after the writing, water-resistant test of the iron gall ink was done. First, green pigments in the ink was dissolved and blurred with the waterdrop attached to the glass. Next, when water was poured, gallic acid iron complex was remained on the paper.

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

homemade Iron gall ink for fountain pen melon green

This is the iron gall ink for fountain pens which I manufacture. This ink was made from the high grade chemical reagent and Milli-Q ultrapure water. Immediately after writing, the brushstroke is light green, but it changes color to gradually deep green.