In the year 1838 the art of painting with water colors was very popular among the higher levels of society, but the choice of colors at attractive prices proved to be slim. The chemist Carl Hornemann decided to change that and founded his own production close to the city of Hanover, Germany. A gin distillery close by first provided the distilled water he needed for his ink production. During the centuries that followed, the Pelikan competence in the production of inks and water colors grew continuously.
A bottle of Pelikan ink consist 62,5ml ink.
Pelikan offers coveted objects of desire: Elegant writing instruments distinguished by a supreme sense of style. Whether as exceptional collector’s pieces, cherished gifts or items of timeless beauty, their spirit will inspire.
Uncommon materials and singular design. Fine writing instruments find admirers among connoisseurs and casual users alike. It’s nearly always love at first sight – or first stroke. Fascination and passion, far more than the sum of its parts. Finely crafted in more than 300 individual steps, a testimony to dedication, precision and perfection. Designed to inspire.