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Van Dieman's Voyagers - Gudrid Far Traveler - Shimmering Fountain Pen Ink

Van Dieman's Voyagers - Gudrid Far Traveler - Shimmering Fountain Pen Ink

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Introducing "Gudrid Far-Traveler," a mesmerizing ink inspired by the daring voyages of Gudrid Thorbjarnardóttir, the first European woman to set foot on the Americas. Born in Iceland during the Viking Age, Gudrid embarked on a series of incredible journeys that would take her across the Atlantic, becoming a pioneer and a testament to the indomitable spirit of adventure.


Our ink celebrates Gudrid's fearless spirit with an icy blue hue, evoking the frosty landscapes she traversed during her travels to Greenland and the distant shores of North America. A subtle hint of turquoise adds depth to the ink, reminiscent of the glacial waters she sailed. But Gudrid's life was not just about exploration; it was also about transformation. In honor of her ever-changing journey, our ink features a captivating new shimmer that changes in the light between pink, red, and gold.

Gudrid's story did not end with her voyages to the Americas. Later in life, she travelled to the royal courts of Norway, the isles of Britain, and undertook a pilgrimage across Europe to the eternal city of Rome, where she marveled at the architectural wonders and the diverse cultures that converged there. Upon her return to Iceland, she embraced her newfound faith and lived the rest of her life as a nun in the church her son Snorri, the first European to be born in the Americas, built for her.

For an exceptional writing experience that captures the essence of Gudrid's remarkable life, pair this ink with a medium-broad pen that can be disassembled for easy cleaning. Whether you are documenting your own adventures or penning your thoughts on the world, let Gudrid Far-Traveler inspire you with its enchanting colors and the indelible legacy of a true pioneer.

Embrace the spirit of adventure and exploration, and let your pen transport you to new worlds with Gudrid Far-Traveler. Write your own history, inspired by a woman who defied the boundaries of her time and charted a course that would forever change the course of history.

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