Purple is my favorite color for as long as I can remember. In this context, receiving a batch of purple ink to test out is almost a gift from above. Since this friend is interested in finding a particular shade of purple, having swabs as reference would be helpful. All ink names are written with Rohrer and Klingner glass dip pen, which explains overinked spots. Images below is to give you a sense on the hues of these ink, in case you are interested in taking advantage of Goulet Pens‘ ink sample sales. If you think you have seen doubles from the images below, you are not alone. There are definitely shades that are very similar.
If you want to know more about a certain ink from this swab list, let me know!