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This Staedtler Calligraphy Pen Set contains five nibs, four pens, and 20 ink cartridges (five each of Black and Blue, two each of Brown, Pink, Green, Orange, and Yellow), and a metal pump for use with bottled ink.
The deluxe set also includes a step-by-step instruction book for three different styles of calligraphy, and a 25-sheet practice pad with pre-printed slant lines.
The set's marbelized barrel color varies.
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(based on 22 reviews)
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from Kennewick, WA
Comments about Staedtler Calligraphy Pen Set:
My 12 year old was thrilled with the quality of this set, from the different pens, nib sizes and colored ink. She thought it was funny back in the day I didn't have pretty ink colors like these. Your website, prices and service cannot be beat!
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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from los angeles
Had to wait for a back order, but well worth it. Beautiful set, great gift idea.
(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
from Reynoldsburg, OH
I've done calligraphy for over 35 years and thought this would be a nice set to try out for an instruction class. NOT! The cartridges leaked and the nibs were terrible. I told my class to never buy this set. Dick Blick sells quality materials. They need to remove this from their stock as it is below their normal standards.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
Merchant response: Thanks for sharing your experience with this product. Please know that we stand behind our products. If you ever receive an item that is damaged or defective, we are here to help you with a return for a full refund or exchange. Our Customer Care team is happy to help and can be reached at 1.800.723.2787.
This product has beautiful ink.
By Deborah Novak
The instruction book needs more detail. But once you learn how to do calligraphy it is a beautiful product. Buy a book, and you will appreciate this product. It is my favorite set.
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
use slow and steady writing
For this to work best use slow and steady movement, when the ink stops, shake the pen up and down and the ink will flow again. Not much variation between thick and thin. This company has excellent mechanical pencils but Sheaffer has better calligraphy pens.
Great Pen Set
from Athens, WV
I haven't used this set alot. It's a very good set for someone like myself that is not a professional in the writing style. But I love playing around with it.
Great pen.... n let me explain
By New to calligraphy
I use this produCT to practice. I love the flow and the different sizes. The only complaint I would have it that several of the ink cartridges were leaking when I opened the container.
(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
i would buy this product again
By the writer
I like to use the pens I have for 20,years the letters are prettyA ball point pen lost the beauty. Of letters I will start my nieceUsing the pens and enjoy the beauty of Calligraphy using the Computer people as lost the art of writing some kids have neverSeen the beautiful letters a calligraphy pen can make .
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
you pay for what you get - junk
from Parker, CO
I purchased this set to brush up on my calligraphy. The first barrel of ink I put into the tip, the shaft cracked and ink went everywhere. I used the ink on fine stationary and the ink ran as a result the writing was bad. The ink would stop in mid writing and the only way to get it to start again was to pull the ink barrel out and put it back in.
Merchant response: We are sorry to hear that your set of pens was defective. Any damaged or defective item may be returned at no cost to you. Please contact our Customer Care team at 1-800-723-2787 so we can help you with a return or exchange.
Disappointing quality and performance
from North Pole, AK
The biggest problem with quality was nib holders that leaked through cracks in the body. From a performance standpoint, the nibs, even though square-ended, made almost the same width lines whether using the narrow or broad dimension. Very little thick/thin variation for Chancery or Italic hands. The only nib with a noticeable difference was the broadest one, and that called for fairly large lettering.
Merchant response: We are sorry that this product did not meet your expectations. A member of our Customer Care team will be in touch with you to see if we may be of further assistance. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience caused.
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