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It is easy to write something. But what to do when you make a mistake? Erasers come to the rescue! Since we started to write, we tried to find the way to fix our errors. Until the discovery of the rubber, we used clothes, rocks and even bread. Read more about eraser history, facts and types.
Beginning of use of pen and ink marked the start of new era of easier recording of information. Without them, early scientific discoveries would be forgotten and development of humanity would be much slower.
At the first glance, who could tell that the first ballpoint pens appeared some 130 years ago? But they did and were intended for writing on leather. Today, billions are made and sold every year and we almost cannot imagine our day-today life without them. Read more about ballpoint pen history.
Dip pens were one of the first mass-produced writing tools. They replaced quills and although an old invention they are still in use but more for drawing than for writing. Read more about history of dip pen.