Universal Calligraphy Pen
Black Flourish Curve - Oblique
Black Flourish Curve - Oblique
Handmade Calligraphy Pen
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Black Flourish Curve - Oblique

6 reviews
Regular price £65.00
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Make changing nibs a breeze with Flourish - The Universal Calligraphy Pen

"I love the way this holder feels and it’s a pencil lead and nib holder all in one!" @hazelslettering

You can now park the pliers and say sayonara to screws. Instead all you need to do is place your favourite nib in the holder, twist and you’ll be back to flourishing in a flash!  

My unique design fits nibs as large as a Nikko G, all the way down to smaller nibs like the Brause 66EF, as well as the included 2mm pencil lead, so you can draft your creations before committing to ink. The new Curved Flourish is designed with ultimate comfort and reliability in mind. It's a refined writing instrument built to last a lifetime.


As no two calligraphers are the same, I designed the pen so that you can easily customise the angle of the nib to suit your calligraphy style. I’ve also refined the balance of the pen so that the centre of gravity sits between your forefinger and your thumb joint, making it feel neither top nor bottom heavy.


Good to know & FAQs:

  • Every pen is machined from solid metals on a lathe used for making fine watch and aerospace grade components, so you can be sure your pen will write perfectly for years and years to come.

  • Measures 160mm x 10mm (at the grip section) and weighs 19g.

  • Designed with the planet in mind. I’ve made sure that this pen is made from infinitely recyclable materials, such as brass and aluminium, which are easily separated (no glue or un-recyclable plastics here).

  • Comes in a beautifully crafted gift box.

  • Nibs are sold separately and you can find them here

  • I have a superb range of inks to compliment your pen and you can find them here
  • Shipping times are calculated from dispatch.


    • We Ship Internationally.
    • Your order will be shipped within 48 hours when in stock, please refer to lead times of the product you are buying, as some handmade / hand dipped products may take longer until we send them.
    • All UK orders are shipped free over £60 using Royal Mail and there is a tracked or special delivery option so you can track them as they leave us. For International orders we use the Royal Mail’s Airmail service. Again, you can track them along the way.
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    Black Flourish Curve-Oblique....Yes!

    I am falling in love with the oblique pen more and more each day. I found the videos very helpful for properly installing the nib and adjusting the ******. I was using a thicker pen previous to this, which was causing discomfort with my hand. I am noticing that while using the oblique pen, the pain is lessening! I can't recommend the product enough. Plus, it arrives in such a lovely cardboard case that I will continue to store it in. Thank you!

    Matthew A.
    United States United States

    An Heirloom!

    I feel as if my work has only grown in high quality because of this tool. I feel as if this tool has allowed me to create more beautifully than I ever have before. This is a prized possession, a tool I will gift to my future generations if they have the spark for calligraphy. Thank you, Tom, for this incredible gift!

    Jenesis C.
    United States United States


    Really enjoyed writing with this pen holder. It is an investment piece but helped me, due to how easy it is to change the nibs and keep them in one place so you can continue your flow.

    Julia P.
    United Kingdom United Kingdom

    Beautiful Craftsmanship and Impeccable Customer Service

    I am IN LOVE with the beautiful Flourish Curve Oblique in shell pink to sky blue ombre from @tomsstudio! I highly recommend @tomsstudio for the beautiful craftsmanship and fine details evident in his products. The new flourish curve oblique has exceeded all expectations, not only in the feel of the pen, but the beautiful hand-dipped colors, too! I am impressed with the impeccable customer service as @gemmamilly was quick to respond to emails! Don't fret about waiting too long because this order came in less than two days from the UK to NY (USA)!! I look forward to writing with this beautiful work of art and I know this is not my last purchase with Tom's Studio.

    Samantha K.
    United States United States

    A dream to write with

    It is delightful to be able to swap out nibs without changing the holder... And it sits so comfortably in my hand. On my other pens, I am always changing my grip around the ******. I can't explain it, but I know it is lovely :blush::heart:️:lower_left_fountain::book: Thank you!

    Melissa V.

    Why Tom's Studio

    Values & Craftsmanship

    Tom still uses the same design principles as the very first pen he made for his wife. It's important to him to create products that his customers will cherish for the rest of their lives. It's why each every one of my products has a lifetime guarantee.

     "Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful." William Morris

    Creativity Tools

    Tools of the past were made by master craftspeople that cared passionately about their craft and the experience of the people using their products. We seem to have lost the 'soul' of these tools in the age of mass production. It's my mission to bring the creative soul back to the tools we use every day.

    "Creativity is contagious, pass it on" Albert Einstein

    Tried and Tested

    Seeing his calligrapher wife, Gemma Milly, using a mass-produced calligraphy pen inspired Tom to craft a collection of pens that matched the high quality of her work. Using a 60-year-old engineering lathe, he now makes pens for some of the world’s most celebrated calligraphers and stationery brands.

    "Beauty Is The Harmony Of Purpose And Form." Alvar Aalto

    A Labour Of Love

    From the first pen I made for my wife to the pens I now make for my customers around the world.  I put the same care and attention into each and every pen.  I love what I do and hope that it shows in the finished product.

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