Jacques Herbin designed this line of precious metal pens to offer users a high quality product to create to last. This writing instruments are a wink to the Clippers, merchant ships of the 19th century.
The Jacques Herbin Clipper uses ink cartridges or a converter (included and has a titanium nib.
Established in Paris in 1670 —when King Louis XIV was 32 years old— the Maison Herbin initially specialised in the sealing wax, fine stationery and ink trade, and imported shellac from India.
In 1798 the Maison changed tack and put its faith in the future: whilst continuing to produce wax and engage in the paper and color (pigments) trade, it launched production of its own writing ink on the initiative of Jacques Herbin, member of the fourth generation.