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The "1670" Anniversary Jacques Herbin collection celebrates the rich life and adventures of Jacques Herbin, a French sailor of the 17th century. From his many journeys to India he brought back to Paris formulas for sealing wax and inks.
Great for fountain pens and most writing instruments.
Brand: Jacques Herbin
Type: Bottled Ink
Color: “Rouge Hématite”: dark red ink
Bottle Material: Glass
Bottle Opening Diameter:18.3mm (0.72in)
Shimmer: Yes, Gold sheen, highly saturated Color
Packaging: Gift box with gold or silver hot stamping, Includes Jacques Herbin history pamphlet, Hand-dipped wax seal cap and "1670" wax seal adorns the bottle
This 50ml glass bottle of 1670 Rouge Hematite (scarlet red) ink was first released in 2010 in celebration of Jacques Herbin's 340th anniversary, and contains a gold shimmer/sheen. Rouge translates to red, and Hematite is an iron ore that when pulverized into a powder, can be used as red pigment. With a dark red color and earthy tone, it is a reminder of the historic color of the Herbin logo and the sealing wax used by the members of the royal courts. This rich deep dye ink will bring brightness and majesty to all your writing.
Jacques Herbin has been around since the year 1670, hence the name for their premium ink line. The 1670 line launched in 2010 at their 340th anniversary with the ink Rouge Hematite, the first in the 1670 ink series. The ink comes in a 50ml bottle with a decorative wax seal on the bottle, and a supple wax cap.