Author Topic: Calligraphy supplies in/around Menlo Park (San Francisco Bay Area)  (Read 1242 times)

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Hi all,

My husband will be overseas for business soon (States) and I'm wondering whether there are any good calligraphy supplies/art supply shops in the Menlo Park/San Francisco Bay area?

We live in Melbourne and sometimes supplies are a little tricky to get hold off. If there is a good supplier in this area, I could ask him to stock up with all my favourite nibs etc!

Thanks all in advance,

Nicky

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Re: Calligraphy supplies in/around Menlo Park (San Francisco Bay Area)
« Reply #1 on: May 22, 2017, 12:54:19 AM »
I won't say good, as calligraphy supplies is just part of the larger store.

Oakland = FLAX.  flaxart.com     1501 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Oakland, CA 94612     But I do not know what the Oakland store stocks.
San Mateo = FLAX.  flaxart.com     3600 S El Camino Real, San Mateo, CA 94403
Redwood City = University Art.  www.universityart.com     2550 El Camino Real, Redwood City, CA 94061

Dip pen nibs are rather short of stock.
- FLAX in San Mateo has some Japanese nibs.
- University Art in Redwood City has the more traditional nibs.  But the last time I was there, many of the nib drawers were empty or low.
Gary

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Re: Calligraphy supplies in/around Menlo Park (San Francisco Bay Area)
« Reply #2 on: May 23, 2017, 02:33:17 AM »
Thanks so much @garyn I'll give them a call and see what they have in stock.

Really appreciate your help!

Nicky

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Re: Calligraphy supplies in/around Menlo Park (San Francisco Bay Area)
« Reply #3 on: May 25, 2017, 01:22:36 PM »
Nicky,
I hope you find enough of what you want.

Gary
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Re: Calligraphy supplies in/around Menlo Park (San Francisco Bay Area)
« Reply #4 on: May 28, 2017, 09:55:52 PM »
I was at FLAX Oakland yesterday, and no Hunt 101  :-(
But they did have sealing wax, bought 4 sticks.
Gary