Ink Bottle Inscription:
Resting on the old Homestead Steel Work’s site of U.S. Steel, The Waterfront is now an open air mall that spans three Pittsburgh boroughs. A series of original open hearth stacks remain to mark the history of the area, including The Battle of Homestead.
Every batch of Birmingham fountain pen ink is manufactured by hand in-house from a series of raw ingredients selected for quality and consistency. Each bottle is poured, capped, and labeled by hand.
Diluent - Highly purified laboratory grade water to ensure consistency
Thickener - Tempers feathering
Humectants - Influences dry-time
Lubricants - Regulates flow & performance
Surfactants - Regulates flow & performance
Preservative - Adds shelf life for safe long-term use & storage
Colorants - Powder dyes to bring colors alive in the solution
*The large 120mL bottles are round glass with a dropper cap.