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Broad-Edged


These are our most popular broad edged items. For more specific items, please click links below:
Pointed Nibs  Right Hand Nibs  Left Hand Nibs  Broad Edge Pens 
Poster and Specialty Nibs  Mitchell Nibs  Brause Nibs  Leonardt/Hiro Nibs 
Tachikawa Nibs  Nib Storage  Nib Sets  Monoline Nibs 


N02. Brause Calligraphy Nibs
Sizes in millimeters (0.5, 0.75, 1.0, 1.5, 2.0, 2.5, 3.0, 4.0, 5.0). Oblique-cut.

Brause calligraphy nibs are popular with both professionals and beginners. Stiffer nibs with reservoir on top. High quality nibs from Germany. Order these if you have a heavy hand and apply strong pressure when you write. These chisel edged dip nibs are great for Blackletter (Gothic/Old English), Italic, and other hands.




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N04. Mitchell Nibs (Round Hand)
Mitchell Rexel Round Hand Nibs
Straight cut. Sizes 0(3.3mm), 1(3mm), 1-1/2(2.5mm),
2(2.3mm), 2-1/2(1.8mm), 3(1.4mm), 3-1/2(1mm),
4(0.9mm), 5(.75mm), 6(.6mm).

Flexible calligraphy nibs from England. Straight cut. Reservoirs are purchased separately. Though they are called Round Hand, these chisel edge nibs are good for many alphabets including Carolingian, Italic, Uncials, Gothic, Foundational Hand, and Roman Caps. Used by professional calligraphers with and without the reservoirs. Some beginners may have trouble with the flexibility. One of our most popular nibs for calligraphy. Give them a try.

See N05 for Left Hand Mitchell Nibs.




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N207. Broad Edge Nib Sampler
N207. Broad Edge Nib Sampler

This sampler contains broad edge nibs from of all the major brands. This allows you to find which nib works best for you.

Sampler contains one each:
Hiro Tape 1.5mm & 3mm
Brause Bandzug 1.5mm & 3mm
Mitchell Roundhand sizes 1 (3mm) & 3 (1.4mm), plus one reservoir
Speedball C Series sizes C2 (3mm) & C4 (1.5mm)
Tachikawa 3.0mm





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H32. Brause Double Pen Holder
Brause Double Nib Pen Holder

All wood penholder that accepts a nib at each end. No metal parts to rust. 6-sided staff.




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I124. Special Offer: Iron Gall Inks
I124. Special Offer: Iron Gall Inks.

One each of our Iron Gall Inks.

I54. Blots Iron Gall Ink. 1oz wide-mouth glass jar.

I37. McCaffery's Penman's Ink. 1oz wide-mouth glass jar.

I116. Old World Oak Gall Ink. 2oz wide-mouth glass jar.




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I04. Pelikan 4001 Ink
I04. Pelikan 4001 Ink.

A superior dye ink primarily for fountain pen use. Will flow dependably. If ink has dried in pen, soak the pen in plain water. Non-waterproof.

Choose from these colors in a 2oz glass bottle: Brilliant Black, Royal Blue, Brilliant Brown, Violet, Brilliant Red, Turquoise

Choose this color in a 1oz glass bottle: Dark Green

I04. Pelikan 4001 Ink Color Chart




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P70. Gilbert Bond 25% Cotton Practice Pad 11x17inch
P70.Gilbert Bond 25% Cotton Practice Pad. 24lb.
11"x17", 50 sheets

A great pad for broad-edged pen practice. Has a nice tooth and holds good hairlines. Acid-free. Highly recommended by Peter Thornton.

also available in 8.5"x11", see item P69

"Calligraphers in Portland [Oregon] have been using Gilbert Bond for years and years and LOVE it totally. My students and I have decided that 'we are worth it' and use Gilbert for practice. We think using a better paper makes our calligraphy practice seem more important (and practice is so important!). I thoroughly recommend the paper; it would be hard to recommend Gilbert Bond too highly!" - Carol DuBosch



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B2769. Foundations of Calligraphy / Waters
B2769. Foundations of Calligraphy by Sheila Waters. (2006) 2018. 134pp. 9"x11.25". Concealed spiral binding

Free Media Mail Shipping (USA only). Media Mail takes 2 to 3 weeks depending upon location.

Sheila Waters is a master scribe and a master teacher. For over thirty years of her summer workshops, Sheila has taken scribes through their paces for a week or more of in-depth instruction in letterforms (historical and modern). Students have come from as far away as Australia and Japan for these intensive classes. And for many years, she taught numerous weekend workshops sponsored by calligraphy guilds throughout the USA and Canada and was a frequent instructor at the international conference held each summer. In Foundations, Sheila provides insightful analysis of forms and construction, taking the mystery out of learning calligraphy. You learn how to analyze a script, which helps you toward mastery of an alphabet. In the 110 pages of exemplar alphabets, instruction, and hints, Sheila shares with you the knowledge she has gathered over her years of study and practice. The presentation is honed by her long experience teaching calligraphers how to advance their skill and art. This 4th printing, much revised from the 2006 printing, now has a 16-page color gallery of Sheila's work.

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Customers outside the USA

For E-Packet shipping to CANADA see B2769-CANADA

For E-Packet with insurance shipping to other countries see B2769-AIRMAIL

For shipping via uninsured PQW mail to other countries see B2769-SURFACE



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B4070. Reggie Ezell Portfolios
B4070. Reggie Ezell Portfolio

Reggie has created four different instructional packets, to use alone or as accompaniments to his instructional DVDs. Included in each packet are color exemplars, a color transparency, guidelines for several size nibs, stroke sequence page, pages of instructions, and a Nib Equivalency Guide--all enclosed in a heavyweight card portfolio.

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Italic
Carolingian
Basic Romans
Basic Blackletter
Foundational
Pointed Brush Basics



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N160. Speedball D Nibs
N160. Speedball D Nibs

These vintage nibs are an oval shape that gives letters a distinct characteristic the echoes the 1920s: a blunt serif. Best on lowercase Romans for a vintage feeling.

Very limited supply.

Choose size: D00, D0, D1.

D2, D4 and D5 are now sold out.

See "Writing with a Bent Nib" in Bound & Lettered issue 14.3.



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