Jacques Herbin 1798 Ink Samples
“Amethyste De L’Oural” (Ural Mountain Amethyst) is the first ink in the new Jacques Herbin 1798 Inks Collection. 1798 commemorates a special year in the history of Herbin, and a turning point in the history of France. “Amethyste” is a deep rich purple in the velvety hue of a rare gemstone. A silver mist provides a lustrous shimmering effect. “Amethyste De L’Oural” suggests the color of royalty. This ancient gemstone from the gates of Asia was prized for its calming, meditative and lucid dreaming qualities.