So, you’ve decided you want to buy your first fountain pen, but you’re not sure which one to pick. Well, you’re not alone. Many people decide they want to get started with fountain pens, but just don’t know where to start. That’s why BeginnerFountainPens.com was started. We’ve been exactly where you are right now and we want to share what we have learned along our journey so that you can be confident in your first fountain pen purchase.
The first concern for people when they pick their first fountain pen is the cost. You can find pens that cost anywhere from one dollar to several thousand dollars. If you are like me, you want to start with something a little lower on the budget. Luckily, you can find beginner fountain pens that are of great quality for just a few dollars. On BeginnerFountainPens.com we are going to focus on pens that come in around the $30 range and below.
The next thing that people looking for their first fountain pen worry about is the quality. Can you really get a good fountain pen for just a few bucks? The answer is yes. My current favorite pen cost me less than $30 and I use it everyday. I carry it in my bag to and from work and it writes every time I take the cap off.
There are lots of high quality pens in this price range. Many of theme will give you years of service with very little, if any, problems.
There are other factors that will affect which beginner fountain pen you select. The color, size, weight, shape, etc. will come in to play. We hope to give you all of the data you need to help you make that first decision and be completely happy with it. What follows on this site is a list of reviews that will be ever-growing. These reviews will cover the best beginner fountain pens on the market. We will use them and abuse them for you so you will know what to expect from each of them and can make an informed choice.
One Last Note
The term “beginner fountain pen” should not be seen as an insult to you or to the pens that receive this name. Beginner does not mean inferior. It does not mean that it is of poor quality. It simply means that it is an introduction to the world of fountain pens. You may only ever buy one fountain pen if you find the one that is exactly right for you. Or, if you are like the rest of us, you will continue buying pens to meet different needs and desires. This can become quite an addictive hobby. Don’t say you weren’t warned.
Happy reading and please, let us know if we can help you make your decision in any way.