Handwriting, over time, has become a dying breed. We now rely on typing and have just about everything digitized. So with this changing landscape, why would anyone want to buy a fountain pen? It’s not something that’s easy to answer but I will give it a shot.
Have you ever written with a fountain pen? A lot of people haven’t and they don’t know what they are missing. Fountain pens can be easier to write with instead of the ballpoint pen, which you are probably more familiar with. Pressure isn’t needed for the ink to flow onto the paper. The quality of fountain pens can also be very different depending on the pen, you might want to see some reviews of fountain pens before choosing one for yourself.
Fountain pens are highly, highly collectible. If you are new to the world of pens then you don’t know the rarity of some pens. Fountain pens can typically range from a few hundred dollars to many thousand dollars. Manufacturers help this by making many limited edition pens.
So, you want to invest some money into collectibles? Fountain pens can be the way to go. This hobby has really grown over the past few years and will continue to. The craftsmanship that goes into a fountain pen can be stellar and a work of art. A good example of this can be seen in one of the new Sheaffer Taranis pen, it has a very unique styling that makes it extremely impressive to look at and use.
Tired of having a pen that looks just like everyone elses? Fountain pens can be a great way to reflect your personality. The diversity of fountain pens is pretty insane. There are many different makes, models, manufacturers, and heck, even different filling mechanisms. Want to stand out from the rest? Use a fountain pen.
Fountain pens can also help your health. It seems a bit shocking but after reading why it makes perfect sense. Some doctors have said that the muscles used in holding a fountain pen can help release tension on your heart. This is due to how the ink flows from the pen and doesn’t require pressure. Also if you like to write and have problems with arthritis then trying a fountain pen should be a great experience.
Finally, tradition is a great reason to buy a fountain pen. Sometimes in today’s world we forget some classic art forms that have existed for many generations before. Getting to know these classic art forms can be a great experience. It can also be a great bonding experience with parents and grandparents that may enjoy the process. Don’t forget the benefits of learning something new.
I’m hoping that this article helped convince you to try out a fountain pen. It really is in a different league of writing. Let’s bring handwriting back to the front instead of it being a dying breed.