This listing is for one finished copper patina pen nib holder and antique English nib. The nib is held in tightly by pressure and is not intended to be replaceable. The pen shaft is made of hollow copper. Each pen has a unique patina, which is made with an acrylic verdigris and sealed with lacquer.
Use this pen for old world charm in letter writing or drawing with your favorite pigmented ink. Its fine nib will work well on smooth paper, and will not load so much ink as to cause ghosting or bleed through. No fancy calligraphy skills are needed for writing with a dip pen; it simply is for the pleasure of writing from a well of ink and creating variation of thickness in up and down strokes. As your practice your new handwriting you will find that the rhythm of varying pressure you use to form letters is an engaging and mindful experience. Sketching also takes on new personality with the strokes that comes from a flexible dip pen. Dip pens are a writing tool enjoyed by beginners and master calligraphers alike!
I will ship your book within 3 days of payment. For domestic purchases, I ship via USPS Priority Mail and your package should arrive within 8 business days from shipment, and usually much faster. I will provide tracking numbers. If you need your book sooner, please message me through etsy's convo system before you purchase to see if we can work with your time frame.
Currently I accept credit cards and Etsy gift cards.
Returns & exchanges
I do my absolute best to make sure you have a quality product and receive it in the time needed. If you are not satisfied with your purchase, I will offer a full refund minus shipping charges if the book is received back in its original condition and with no markings. Any sign of use or wear will nullify its refund.
I will provide a tracking number, and if your book has been lost, I will also refund all charges.
As a handmade item, you can expect love and care to be put into the making of your book. Utmost attention is given to all the details and artistry of your book, and since it is a handmade item, you may expect to find some variations or "imperfections." I try to disclose any foibles that may be noticeable to you.