The color claret is a wine, deep red-purple in color. Robert Oster Claret is a dark purple with some shading. Claret comes in bottles of 50 ml, but I based my review off of a sample from Goulet Pens.
Claret is a dark purple with shading. Seasonally, I would use this ink in the fall.
When pooled, Claret shows off a reddish color, but it does not have sheen.
Dry time: Claret dried in 35 seconds.
Water resistance: Claret is not water resistant.
Feathering: Claret feathered on Baron Fig paper, but did well on the other papers.
Show through: Claret had medium show through on all of the papers except Rhodia, where it had low show through.
I used a broad Vanishing Point Twilight on Tomoe River paper.
I feel like this version of Claret is a little more true to the Claret name than Diamine Claret, which is too pink. I will be buying a full bottle of this ink in the near future.
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