S1040. Soap - The Calligrapher's Magnetic Stirrer S1040.Soap - The Calligrapher's Magnetic Stirrer
The world's first magnetic stirrer made for calligraphers! This gorgeous little stirrer operates on 2 AAA batteries (included; will power machine for about 10 hours). Measures a compact 100 x 60 x 41 mm (approx. 4 x 2 1/4 x 1 5/8 inches). The stirrer comes in a gift box and includes 1 glass bottle, 2 mix bars (one large, one small), and a velvet traveling pouch. The stirrer will work with any jar with a base 1.5" or smaller.
Dead Sea Clay (pale grey)
English Rose (pale pink)
Collene Kalb introduced us to this small hobby paint mixer for quickly mixing settled pigments into ink. Particularly useful for metallics such as Dr. Martin's Iridescent Calligraphy Ink and Spectralite. Good for 1oz - 4oz containers.
S950. Topolino Magnetic Stirrer S950. Topolino Magnetic Stirrer.
If you address envelopes with metallic ink, this little machine is for you. All metallic inks have a settling problem. When you first start working, it takes a lot of shaking to get the metallic color evenly mixed in the ink. While you are working, you have to regularly stir the bottle to keep the pigment evenly dispersed. This ingenious device provides a fine solution. You place a Teflon-coated magnetic stir bar in a wide-mouthed jar, pour in your metallic ink, and set the jar on the platform of the magnetic stirrer. Turn the dial on the magnetic stirrer, and, as if by magic, your ink is stirred! Leave your ink in the wide-mouth jar with the Teflon-coated pellet, and next time the machine will quickly and effortlessly stir your ink for you. No batteries; the stirrer plugs in. Because of its flat design, you are not limited to one jar size. Includes one magnetic stir bar.
(Additional bars, see item S951.)
A range of magnetic stirrers are available, but this one seems best for calligraphers: It is small and won’t take up a lot of space in your work area. It is simple to operate, has no unnecessary features, and is modestly priced (for a magnetic stirrer).