2016 San Francisco International Pen Show
I had the absolute pleasure of attending my very first Pen Show this past weekend! While the SF International Pen Show was definitely overwhelming for a budding enthusiast like myself, everyone was so friendly and informative. Any questions I had were answered and everyone really made sure I was welcomed into the "family". Here are just a few pictures from the event:
Just a small sampling of the MANY different notebooks available at the show.
Maybe 1/3 of just Yafa's offerings.
I really enjoyed these pens from Taccia.
Whoa! I've never seen Maki-e pens in person!
Vanness OWNED the ink selection at the show (only about half of their offerings shown here).
Franklin-Christoph had my favorite products at the show: the Model 66 and 66 Pocket in Antique Glass.
My favorite activity from the show. They had 686 inks (this is about half) ready for you to test out. Thank you for taking the time to put this together it was really awesome!
Overall my first Pen Show was extremely successful! The vendors taught me a TON, the ink testing was way better than I could have imagined, and I even got to meet Brad Dowdy from The Pen Addict! Did any of you have the chance to attend the show? If not, tell us about one of your favorite pen shows you recently attended.