Diamine Burgundy Royale is part of the 2017 installment of the Diamine 150th Anniversary collection. So far I have liked the inks I have tried from this collection, so I wanted to check out the rest of them.
Burgundy Royale is a nice red with an almost pink tone to it.
The ink drops turn almost brown, but it's not actual sheen, the ink just looks darker when pooled.
Dry time: 40 seconds
Water resistance: Low
Show through: Low-medium
On non-fountain pen friendly paper, Moleskine, there is a little bit of feathering, some bleeding and high show through, so it's not an ink I would recommend for cheap paper.
Ink swabs for comparison, left to right (top to bottom for RSS): Diamine Cult Pens Deep Dark Red, Diamine Burgundy Royale, and Diamine Syrah. Click here to see the Diamine inks together.
I used a Pilot Vanishing Point, broad nib on Tomoe River paper.
Overall, Burgundy Royale is a nice ink, and it's a lovely color, but it doesn't stand out enough for me to need a whole bottle of the ink.
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