All six Blackstone Scents of Australia in 30ml polypropylene bottles.
Blackstone Australian Bush fountain pen ink is a dark green ink with the
classic aroma of the Australian Bush. A crisp and vibrant blend of Australian
Native Eucalyptus, Kunzea, Lemon Myrtle, Rosalina and Nerolina. This is what you
can smell when you walk out into the bush after rain.
Blackstone Blue Cypress fountain pen ink is a dark green-blue ink with the
the scent of the Australian Blue Cypress (Callitris intratropica), a sweet,
earthy, woody smell reminiscent of herbs and balsam. The Blue Cypress is mainly
found in the Northern Territory and North Queensland, can live for over 200
years and grow to 45m. It has highly fragrant wood, bark and leaves all of which
are used to extract the scent.
Blackstone Blue Gum fountain pen ink is a dark blue-green ink with the the
scent of the Australian Blue Gum (Eucalyptus Globulus) also known as the
Tasmanian Blue Gum. This ink has a very pleasant, mild and spicy eucalyptus
smell. The Blue Gum is a massive gum tree that can grow up to 100m. It is found
mainly in Tasmania and Southern Victoria and is the floral emblem of Tasmania.
New leaves are covered with a blue/green waxy bloom which gives it it's common
Blackstone Brown Boronia fountain pen ink is a golden brown ink with the
the scent of the Australian Brown Boronia (Boronia Megastigma) which is also
known locally as 'Heaven Scent'. This ink has a wonderful, lemon scented aroma
which is not surprising considering they belong to the same plant family as
citrus. Regarded as a serious contender for the title of ‘World’s Best Perfumed
Plant’ by Don Burke, Brown Boronia is an evergreen, Australian native plant with
flowers ranging in colour from yellow to dark brown.
Blackstone Red Kunzea fountain pen ink is a fairly bright, dark red ink
with the the scent of the Australian Red Kunzea (Kunzea Ambigua), a mild
eucalyptus and myrtle smell with hints of pine and herbs. Mainly found in cool
coastal areas of Australia, Kunzea is a tall shrub with white, pink or red
flowers. Kunzea was given the common name Tick Bush because native animals are
often found sleeping underneath the plants to get rid of ticks and other
Blackstone Wild Orange fountain pen ink is a rich orange colour with
undertones of red and brown and the the scent of the Australian Wild Orange
(Capparis Mitchellii). This ink has a sweet, fresh, orange scent but is not
related to oranges or citrus, nor to the Wild Orange (Osange Orange) of the USA.
It is actually a member of the Caper family. The Wild Orange is widely
distributed throughout Australia and is a well known 'Bush Tucker' food. It
starts life as a rambling vine and grows into a tree up to 6m in height.
Blackstone fountain pen ink is a high quality, Australian made fountain pen ink formulated from water soluble dyes with no harmful additives and is pH neutral. Blackstone ink can also be used with a stylus or brushes and is ideal for writing, calligraphy, drawing, washes, painting, and airbrushing.
Blackstone fountain pen ink is packaged in reusable Polypropylene bottles. Polypropylene is one of the toughest plastics in existence and these bottles are practically indestructible. These bottle can be re-purposed as ink carry or storage bottles and Polypropylene is completely recyclable.
Fountain pen ink is traditionally packaged in glass bottles which are expensive to manufacture, heavy to ship and break easily.
Ink Type: Washable
Saturation: Medium to High
Shading: Minimal to Medium
Show Through: Minimal
Bleed Through: None
Dry Time: 15 seconds on plain paper.
Container: Reusable polypropylene bottle.
Cost per ml: 0.40 ml
Suitable for all types of fountain pen, dip pens, brushes and stylus. Ideal for writing, calligraphy, drawing, washes, painting, and airbrushing.
Made in Australia by Blackstone Ink.