Origami Ink, Asheville

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Origami Ink is an artisan gallery and stationer that honors the art of "handmade" and "unique", and will take you back to a time when artists hand created the finer luxuries and were revered for their fine craftsmanship.

In the gallery you will find contemporary original works, juried american crafts including artisan jewelry and hand blown glass and desktop luxuries for the home and office.

Origami Ink, also, has the regions largest selection of fine pens, letterpress stationery and wedding invitations from around the world.

For life's special events Origami Ink has Western North Carolina's largest and most unique selection of artisan stationery, custom wedding invitations, announcements, and boxed notes - from classic Crane's to unusual boutique artisan letterpress lines. There are heirloom photo albums and unusual handcrafted picture frames, as well, to display the timeless images of your life’s journey.

You’ll also find the most eclectic and sophisticated selection of desktop luxuries, and corporate gifts for the discerning and creative business person.

For the pen aficionado Origami Ink brings to Asheville the finest selection of writing instruments from renowned pen makers around the world, including Visconti, Pilot, Namiki, Graf Von Faber-Castell, Porsche Design, Jean Pierre Lepin, Delta, Yard-O-led, Lamy, Michel Perchin, Pelikan, Platinum, Platinum, Acme, Franklin-Christoph, Retro 51 and Noodler's Pens. Also (just in) - the wonderful Palomino Black Wing Pencils. Fine papers include Rhodia, Clairefontaine, G. Lalo, Cranes, William Arthur, and an incredible assortment of fine journals from Italy and the US. There is also a selection of hand blown glass dipping pens from Italy and calligraphy pens and sets. We, also, carry refills for Montblanc and Cross brands.

Step into Origami Ink and experience the art of fine craftsmanship.
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  • Origami Ink is not just a place to get writing supplies and accessories. It's therapy. It's meditation. It's a place to have nice conversations about writing, inks, and the special pleasure of...  more »
  • Loved visiting this store on our recent trip. As a pen collector, I was very impressed with their selection and service. I can’t wait to go back.  more »
  • Absolutely worth the hour drive. Fantastic customer service. Great selection of fountain pens and ink. I came in with a budget in mind and wasn't pushed toward anything out of my price range. We will be back!!
  • Be. Still. My. Heart!!! I can go into this jewel of a shop every day and still not satisfy my love of beautiful pens, imported papers, and objects of desire. Oh, oh, oh! And such nice staff. They seem to understand my need to just be there!

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