Calligraphy Nibs

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The calligraphic nib in modern calligraphy, is the most used tool for writing. After the quill pen, all calligraphers agree that this is the best component for writing beautiful calligraphy. There are various models of steel nib, on the market, attributable to two major manufacturers, Mitchell and Brause, for three main types of nib, truncated, fine point and speedball. Each model is produced in several sizes, useful for varying the writing thicknesses and modulating their weights within the calligraphic layout. Many know how calligraphy nibs are made, a little better those of a certain age and it is very probable that those who have never had anything to do with calligraphy identify it with what are technically called fine nibs or pointed nibs. flexible tip.