JetPens Blog 2024-04-14T22:39:06-04:00 Zend_Feed_Writer JetPens <![CDATA[Sailor Fountain Pens: A Comprehensive Guide]]>
Sailor Fountain Pens: A Comprehensive Guide

Founded in 1911, Sailor is a stationery brand best known for luxury fountain pens with nature-inspired designs. Alongside Platinum and Pilot, Sailor is one of the “big three” Japanese fountain pen companies that continues to embrace its long history while modernizing and innovating for the future.

In this guide, we shine a spotlight on every Sailor fountain pen available at JetPens.

2024-04-09T00:00:00-04:00 2024-04-09T12:52:08-04:00 Connie
<![CDATA[Leuchtturm1917 Notebook Guide]]>
Leuchtturm1917 Notebook Guide

The Leuchtturm1917 Notebook has design features that make journaling orderly and precise, including a table of contents and numbered pages. In this guide, we go over every Leuchtturm1917 Notebook at JetPens and recommend product lines for different use cases.

2024-04-09T00:00:00-04:00 2024-04-11T16:11:22-04:00 Connie
<![CDATA[Guide to Fountain Pen Nibs: Choosing a Fountain Pen Nib]]>
Guide to Fountain Pen Nibs: Choosing a Fountain Pen Nib

Available in different shapes, sizes, and materials, the nib is the most important part of a fountain pen. It determines how your writing looks and how it feels. Watch our video and read on to learn more about fountain pen nibs and how to choose the best nib for you.

2024-04-09T00:00:00-04:00 2024-04-09T13:25:20-04:00 Stephanie
<![CDATA[Uni Kuru Toga: A Comprehensive Guide]]>
Uni Kuru Toga: A Comprehensive Guide

The Uni Kuru Toga is an innovative Japanese mechanical pencil with a built-in mechanism that rotates the lead as you write. It makes sure the lead wears down evenly, so it always creates a consistent, precise line. Keep reading to find out more about this mechanical pencil.

2024-04-09T00:00:00-04:00 2024-04-09T12:42:08-04:00 Miriam
<![CDATA[LAMY Safari: A Comprehensive Guide]]>
LAMY Safari: A Comprehensive Guide

The LAMY Safari is a minimalist favorite in the world of writing instruments. Since its launch in the eighties, the LAMY Safari has expanded from fountain pens to include other writing instruments, like rollerballs, ballpoints, and mechanical pencils. LAMY didn’t stop there: a pen made of aluminum known as the AL-Star soon joined the family, followed by the Vista and Lx. In this guide, we’ll discuss the unique features of the Safari and its extended family.

2024-04-05T00:00:00-04:00 2024-04-05T14:12:33-04:00 Connie
<![CDATA[JetPens Penefit Program]]>
JetPens Penefit Program

JetPens cares deeply about our community. Whether it’s giving to our local Bay Area neighbors or students in low-income schools worldwide, we created the Penefit Program to send monetary or product donations to organizations that make a significant impact on the people they reach.

We’ve given to global nonprofits, orphanages in Africa, and schools in need. Please see below for notable current and past initiatives.

2024-04-03T00:00:00-04:00 2024-04-08T12:58:18-04:00 Miriam
<![CDATA[What Can I Get with a $25 JetPens Gift Card?]]>
What Can I Get with a $25 JetPens Gift Card?


2024-04-02T00:00:00-04:00 2024-04-02T16:12:04-04:00 Stephanie
<![CDATA[How to Use the Hobonichi Techo]]>
How to Use the Hobonichi Techo

The Hobonichi Techo is a popular Japanese planner that’s beloved by its fans. It’s available in daily, weekly, and monthly formats. It’s filled with thin, smooth paper that pairs perfectly with inky writing instruments. And, of course, there are tons of covers that are refreshed every year, so you can match your Hobonichi to your personal style.

Hobonichi planners work well for all kinds of planning and journaling styles. Keep reading to see examples on how to use the Hobonichi Techo’s layout, plus the ways that JetPens team members used their Hobonichi Techo planners and notebooks!

2024-04-02T00:00:00-04:00 2024-04-02T12:51:46-04:00 Connie
<![CDATA[Sakura Pigma Micron Pens: A Comprehensive Guide]]>
Sakura Pigma Micron Pens: A Comprehensive Guide

Archival Sakura Pigma Pens, including Pigma Micron Pens, are our tools of choice when your writing or art needs to stand the test of time. In this guide, we’ll discuss the characteristics that make Sakura Pigma ink special and cover the features of different Sakura Pigma Pens.

2024-04-02T00:00:00-04:00 2024-04-02T12:50:49-04:00 Connie
<![CDATA[TRAVELER'S COMPANY TRAVELER'S notebook: A Comprehensive Guide]]>
TRAVELER'S COMPANY TRAVELER’S notebook: A Comprehensive Guide

There’s no better place to keep your memories than the TRAVELER’S COMPANY TRAVELER’S notebook. This high-quality notebook features smooth, creamy paper and is encased in a luxurious leather cover that ages beautifully with use and time. With a variety of refill options and accessories, you can personalize and build your own custom notebook that fits your lifestyle. Your TRAVELER’S notebook will become a keepsake you’ll look back on for years to come. Make sure to read until the end to see special edition items.

2024-04-02T00:00:00-04:00 2024-04-02T15:54:38-04:00 Miriam
<![CDATA[Kokuyo Campus: A Comprehensive Guide]]>
Kokuyo Campus: A Comprehensive Guide

The Kokuyo Campus lineup is full of stationery geared towards students, but anyone can use it. Whether you’re an undergraduate student or a career professional, the Campus series offers great quality at a budget-friendly price.

Read on or watch the video below to learn more about what the Campus lineup has to offer.

2024-04-02T00:00:00-04:00 2024-04-02T12:39:45-04:00 Connie
<![CDATA[The Best Fountain Pen Paper]]>
The Best Fountain Pen Paper

When writing with fountain pens and inks, you’ll get the best results by using fountain pen friendly paper. But with so many options out there, how can you tell what the best paper for fountain pens is? To help you choose, we’ll share recommendations from well-known brands like Tomoe River, Rhodia, and Clairefontaine, as well as other great choices.

Watch our video below and keep reading to see our fountain pen paper picks.

2024-03-26T00:00:00-04:00 2024-03-26T13:15:43-04:00 Connie
<![CDATA[Guide to NOLTY Planners & Diaries]]>
Guide to NOLTY Planners & Diaries

NOLTY is one of the most popular planner brands in Japan. The name is an acronym for “New style,” “Original,” “Life Time,” and “Your will,” five words and phrases that define NOLTY’s vision. They strive to create stylish products that you can use everyday to help you become more efficient and achieve your unique goals.

In this guide, we’ll go over all the NOLTY Planners and Diaries that we have available at

2024-03-21T00:00:00-04:00 2024-04-09T17:07:52-04:00 Connie
<![CDATA[JetPens Coupons, Promos, and More]]> JetPens Coupons, Promos, and More

At JetPens, we try our hardest to provide the best pricing for our loyal customers. We know that you have a choice when you shop and we’re delighted that you choose to shop with us.

2024-03-20T00:00:00-04:00 2024-03-26T16:48:34-04:00 Miriam
<![CDATA[Kaweco Sport: A Comprehensive Guide]]>
Kaweco Sport: A Comprehensive Guide

With its sleek body and brilliant performance, we wouldn’t be surprised if you thought the Kaweco Sport was a sports car. Born from rigorous German engineering and design in 1935 as an unassuming plastic fountain pen, the Sport has since added gel pens, ballpoint pens, mechanical pencils, and clutch pencils to the family. Read on or watch the video below to learn about the entire Sport lineup.

2024-03-19T00:00:00-04:00 2024-03-19T13:39:07-04:00 Connie
<![CDATA[2024 Planner Notification Sign-Ups]]>
2024 Planner Notification Sign-Ups

If you’re looking forward to 2024 planners as much as we are, sign up for an email notification to grab them as soon as they’re released. We’ll be carrying planners from Leuchtturm1917, Kleid, Roterfaden, and more! Check back regularly to see details on other planners we’ll have for 2024.

2024-03-12T00:00:00-04:00 2024-03-12T14:01:50-04:00 Connie
<![CDATA[Sakura Gelly Roll: A Comprehensive Guide]]>
Sakura Gelly Roll: A Comprehensive Guide

The Sakura Gelly Roll is the gel pen that started it all. It was the first pen to use a gel in its ink formula, paving the way for other well-known gel pens like the Uni-ball Signo and Zebra Sarasa. Read on to learn more about the Gelly Roll and why it’s so special.

2024-03-12T00:00:00-04:00 2024-03-12T12:30:46-04:00 Connie
<![CDATA[The Best Pencils and Pens for Bibles and Other Books with Thin Paper]]>
The Best Pencils and Pens for Bibles and Other Books with Thin Paper

Bibles and other books with thin paper are prone to showthrough and bleedthrough. In this guide, we’ll share our favorite writing instruments that resist bleeding on thin papers, particularly those found in holy books.

While our picks are geared towards activities like Bible journaling, they’re also great for anyone who enjoys writing in the margins of any book. Active readers—those who take notes as they read to engage with the material—will appreciate that our recommendations won’t cause distractions.

2024-03-12T00:00:00-04:00 2024-03-12T13:23:41-04:00 Connie
<![CDATA[Uni Jetstream: A Comprehensive Guide]]>
Uni Jetstream: A Comprehensive Guide

The Uni Jetstream is the smoothest and most reliable ballpoint pen you’ll ever use. With a slogan like “smooth writing that becomes a habit,” it’s no wonder that anyone who tries the Jetstream can’t go back to regular ballpoint pens.

What makes the Jetstream so much better than BICs and other cheap ballpoint pens you can find at office supply stores? Read on or watch the video below to find out.

2024-03-12T00:00:00-04:00 2024-03-12T12:23:01-04:00 Connie
<![CDATA[Zebra Sarasa: A Comprehensive Guide]]>
Zebra Sarasa: A Comprehensive Guide

Pen nerds love the Zebra Sarasa Gel Pen for its smooth, fast-drying ink and comfortable grip section. Watch the video below to see the Sarasa in action, and keep reading for a detailed look at each pen in the lineup.

2024-03-12T00:00:00-04:00 2024-03-12T12:20:54-04:00 Connie