J. Herbin manufactures glass pens for writing, drawing and decorating. J. Herbin pens can be found in the toolbox of many calligraphers, artists, penmen and illustrators. Hand blown glass pens in the tradition of 16th century Venice. Each pen is an individual work of art. The fine glass tips are twisted in a light spiral to hold the maximum amount of ink – enough to write a full page of text without re-dipping.