Yoseka Stationery

Ink Sample - J. Herbin 1670 & 1798 Anniversary Inks

1670 Bleu Ocean - 3ml
1670 Bleu Ocean - 5ml
1670 Caroube de Chypre - 3ml
1670 Caroube de Chypre - 5ml
1670 Emerald of Chivor - 3ml Click for restock
1670 Emerald of Chivor - 5ml Click for restock
1670 Rouge Hematite - 3ml
1670 Rouge Hematite - 5ml
1670 Stormy Grey - 3ml
1670 Stormy Grey - 5ml
1798 Amethyste De L'Oural - 3ml
1798 Amethyste De L'Oural - 5ml
1798 Cornaline d'Egypte - 3ml
1798 Cornaline d'Egypte - 5ml
1798 Kyanite du Népal - 3ml

J. Herbin Anniversary Inks

These ink samples are from J. Herbin 1670 and 1798 anniversary inks, each collection made to celebrate an important anniversary in J. Herbin's history of ink making. 

The history of J. Herbin goes back to 1670 in Paris, where Herbin was a sailor and brought back formulas for creating sealing wax and inks from his journeys to India. Many famous and noteworthy historical figures including Louis XIV and Coco Chanel have used Herbin sealing wax and their first line of inks was named "The Jewel of Inks." In 1798, Jacques Herbin, the 4th generation family member, moved the Herbin factory and around this time was when the steel nib dip pen began to replace quills for writing. Herbin continued to create inks throughout the 1800s, creating India Ink in 1829 and their violet ink becoming a popular color for students to use. Today, J. Herbin continues to produce a beautiful collection of writing supplies from inks, dip pens, stationery, waxes and seals, and more. 

  • 1670 inks feature inks enhanced with gold metallic sheen
  • 1798 inks feature inks enhanced with silver metallic sheen
  • Shimmering
  • Dye-based
  • Available in 50 ml bottles

Our ink samples will come in these tiny adorable glass bottles. They can hold up to 5ml, and you can pick either 3ml or 5ml of each color.

These bottles are meant to be reusable. You can return your 10 empty bottles to us, and your next sample ink will be on us.

Please note that orders containing ink samples may require an extra 2-3 days time as we make our ink samples to order.