Fine Bone China - Artist's Ink Wells

A uniquely handcrafted ink well by ceramicist Wendy Tournay, adorned with a 24ct gold drip and designed for both artistic beauty and functionality.

I have teamed up with the extraordinary ceramicist Wendy Tournay to create these unique ink wells.

 

Each ink well is handcrafted by Wendy and features a signature 24ct gold drip decoration, inspired by the Japanese philosophy of "Wabi-sabi" — the beauty of things imperfect, impermanent, and incomplete. This philosophy resonates particularly well with an artist's tool, where progress is made through inevitable mistakes, inky splots, and splashes.

Our collaboration combines state-of-the-art 3D printing to create a high-resolution 'master'. Wendy uses this master to create a plaster mould, which she then uses to replicate the design by pouring bone china slip into it.

Each ink well is hand-cast and given a simple thumb impression, allowing a pen to rest on the rim while also making it easier to decant any remaining ink — no more inky desks!

Measures: 40mm x 40mm (approx)

We aim to process your order within 1-3 working days. Please note that this increases to 1-4 working days for orders that include any personalisation, such as engraving.

Shipping costs

Shipping costs are calculated at checkout.

Delivery times

  • UK: 1-2 business days
  • Europe: 3-5 business days
  • USA: 5-7 business days
  • Rest of world: 8-10 business days (duties may apply on delivery)

Please refer to our Delivery page for more information, and reach out to us at hello@tomsstudio.co.uk if you have any further questions.

Customer Reviews

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Marie M.
Lovely!

Lovely little pot, I certainly don't regret buying it! It was very well packed and was delivered in perfect condition.

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Rastislav S.
Lovely piece of kit

This tiny ink well is very beautiful and fits my desk perfectly. Very happy customer here and highly recommended to anyone!

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Marisela E.
Very beautiful piece!

I am very happy with this purchase. This ink well is very handy plus it is beautiful. I plan on purchasing the other two items from this collection as well.

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Janel Z.
Lovely

Such a beautiful addition to my calligraphy set up.,,ink never looked so pretty!!