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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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(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
By H.S. Art Teacher
Comments about Staedtler Calligraphy Pen Set:
We set up all 4 pens and 2 of them leak badly. It was the two largest tips. Other then that, it is a nice set, but its pretty frustrating.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
Merchant response: We're sorry to hear that some of the pens you received have leaked, and we'd like to work with you figure out what the matter is and make sure you have pens that are working as they should. We hope you'll give us a call at 1-800-933-2542 (weekdays 8am-5:30pm CST). We look forward to hearing from you!
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from Kennewick, WA
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
Staedtler Calligraphy Pen Set
from los angeles
Had to wait for a back order, but well worth it. Beautiful set, great gift idea.
(3 of 4 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.
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.
(1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
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.
(2 of 3 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.
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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 2 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 .
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.
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