Formulations/Inks/Writing/Iron Gall Ink 1

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Ingredients[edit | edit source]

Oak galls and iron(II) sulfate.
  1. Dried & Crushed Oak Galls - 2 Ounces
  2. Ferrous Sulfate - 1 Ounce
  3. Water - 1 Pint
  4. Gum Arabic - As needed

Procedure[edit | edit source]

  1. Soak dried crushed oka galls in water for 24 hours, strain the water.
  2. To the strained water ferrous sulfate, wait for a minute.
  3. Add gum arabic which adds brilliance and thickness as needed.

Your Iron gall ink is ready to be used.