Old World elegance

04/02/2009 9:34 PM

06/20/2011 1:24 PM

For years, calligraphy has been a hallmark of elegance and sophistication and is the traditional method of addressing wedding and special event invitations. The familiar style of classic Old World English calligraphy is most often seen on wedding invitations, but people are beginning to view it more as a unique art form that extends far beyond a name and address on an envelope. Couples are using calligraphy to enhance cherished poems, custom frames, or other favors for their attendants and friends. You may see it on wedding programs, or even a reception menu, seating chart, or place cards – a wonderful personal touch and unique keepsakes for your guests. Ask a professional calligrapher for other ideas. The possibilities are abundant, and as artists, calligraphers are always happiest when they’re at their creative best!

The value of working with a hand calligrapher:

Impressive – The elegance of calligraphy adds sophistication to your event. Proper – Hand calligraphers are familiar with rules of etiquette regarding wedding stationery. Accurate – A calligrapher is typically very detail oriented and you can be assured of mistake-free work. Consistent – The style and placement of the lettering will be consistent. Efficient – Professional calligraphers devote their uninterrupted time to writing, allowing the bride to tend to more important matters.

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