Kobe Fountain Pen Ink - No. 32 Tamon Purple Gray


Kobe ink is the original fountain pen ink collection from Nagasawa Pen Co. Based in Kobe, Japan, the company was founded in 1882 and known for their high quality pens and inks. Their inks were made by Sailor and boast a gorgeous collection of over 80 colors. Each ink is housed in a wide mouthed 50ml glass jar with colors inspired by "spots in Kobe".

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Tamon Dori is said to have taken its name from the childhood name of Masashige Kusunoki, the deity enshrined at Minatogawa Shrine. The theater of the turn Tamonza existed. The astringent purple color of the floor cushions used in the theater is reprinted and expressed with ink.