Ink Review #586: Monteverde Gratitude Magenta


Monteverde Gratitude Magenta is part of the Emotions inks and is available in 90ml and 30ml bottles.


The color:

Gratitude Magenta is a dark magenta, right in-between pink and purple.



In large swabs there is just a tiny bit of gold-ish sheen.


Writing samples:

Let's take a look at how the ink behaves on fountain pen friendly papers: Rhodia, Tomoe River, and Leuchtturm.

Dry time: 30 seconds

Water resistance: Low

Feathering: None

Show through: Medium

Bleeding: None

Other properties: medium shading, low sheen, and no shimmer.

On Staples 24 lb copy paper there was feathering and bleeding in the large nib sizes.

Comparison Swabs:


Gratitude has more purple in it than Garnet or Andromeda. Click here to see the pink inks together, and click here to see the Monteverde inks together.

Longer Writing:


I used a Montegrappa Copper Mule with a fine nib on Tomoe River paper. The ink had a slightly wet flow.

Overall, it’s another nice ink from Monteverde. I love the color and the smooth ink flow.

Disclaimer: I purchased this ink myself, and all photos and opinions are my own. This page does contain affiliate links, but this post is not sponsored in any way.