The Calligraphy Web Ring

A ring of sites which feature some of the best calligraphy on the Internet! You'll find information about calligraphy instruction as well as calligraphy work which is available for purchase.

This is an independent, proprietary ring. It is not affiliated with any web ring system.

The sites in the ring are listed below.

The Calligraphy Ring Homepage - This is the starting point of the ring. To join go here.

Calligraphy For Everyone! - An award-winning site. This site encourages people to take up calligraphy as a hobby, a business, and/or a creative art. Included is a FREE on-line lesson, bookstore, daily tips, and more! - a wealth of information about calligraphy!

Zanerian.Com - If your interested in Copperplate and Ornamental penmanship then this is THE site for you.

Letterforms - Hand Lettered Ornaments and Keepsakes for All Occasions.

Chicago Calligraphy Collective - The Chicago Calligraphy Collective is a non-profit public education organization founded in 1976 to promote the study, practice, and appreciation of calligraphy in all of its historical and present-day applications. The CCC represents the interests of the calligraphic community of the Chicago area, providing a wellspring of inspiration to this region and to the members of the collective.

Washington Calligraphers Guild - Official site of the Washington (DC) Calligraphers Guild, which promotes the lettering arts in Washington, Maryland and Virginia.

Norman's Ketubot - A site of hand-made Ketubot by Jerusalem artist Norman Slepkov. A "ketuba" is a Jewish marriage document that states the vows made by husband and wife.

Darlene Flood Calligraphy and Design - Beautiful hand lettered personal stationary, greeting cards, and inspirational watercolor prints with complimentary dazzling gift wrap and personalization just for you!

Kathy Luff, Artist and Calligrapher - This website shows a selection of Kathy's artwork combining calligraphy and illustration including recent commissions such as wedding invitation design and commemorative pieces. It also shows some of her Watercolour, Acrylic and Pastel paintings.

kalligrafie / Calli Art - This is a Dutch calligraphy site with information about Calligraphy from the Benelux.

RobSar.Com - Homepage of British calligrapher Robert J. Sarnowski, featuring examples of his work in various styles, particularly medieval and Celtic.

Lindas hemsida - Calligraphy site in Swedish: Quick lessons that will teach you the basics; Gallery with my work; Some nice books and links. See some of the materials I use.

Letters & Letters Homepage - The Dutch magazine Letters & Letters provides everybody with loads of information on calligraphy.

A Shared Vision - Matted prints available in a variety of artistic and calligraphic styles. This site sells prints of original artwork combined with calligraphic quotes. Prints are 8" x 10" and are matted. Online ordering capabilities.

John Stevens Design - Calligraphic work featuring a gallery of original pieces, logos, book titling, packaging, lettering by John Stevens. Work done with pen, brush, and drawn.

Jane Parillo Calligraphy Studio & Gallery - Calligraphy studio with samples of wedding invitations, greeting cards,and gift items available at an on- line store.

The Calligraphy Site of Dayna Bischof - My site offers fine hand lettering in four calligraphy styles: Foundational, Copperplate, Italic and Uncial. My services include: envelope addressing, place cards, menus, programs and certificates.

Calligraphy & Watercolors by Karen Shader - Featuring hand-lettered calligraphy, watercolors, inspirational verse and free clipart.

Denis Brown Calligraphic Art - Art & info from Irish master calligrapher.

Janscript Elegant Calligraphy - A comprehensive guide to Janscript's calligraphic offerings. View samples of various lettering styles and read testimonials from satisfied clients.

A Ketubah by Karny - A unique source for original Marriage Contracts, Ketubot for Jewish weddings or Anniversaries, Haftarot for Bar/Bat Mitzvah, and Calligraphic .

B Creative Invitations and Calligraphy - Original handcrafted calligraphy featuring unique scroll invitations and Wedding Guest Scrolls, a unique alternative to the traditional guestbook

The Calligraphy Site - My site offers fine hand lettering in four calligraphy styles: Foundational, Copperplate, Italic and Uncial. My services include: envelope addressing, place cards, menus, programs and certificates.

Harry van de Riet - Calligraphy - A Dutch homepage with gallery for all calligraphers in the world to learn from each other.

The Blooming Quill - Formerly 'Calligraphy by Debi', The Blooming Quill not only offers you beautiful Copperplate Calligraphy at reasonable prices, but has now added an exquisite line of Wedding Invitations! Superior service to Brides from Coast to Coast!

Calligraphy 101 - Lessons in Penmanship - Scribeworx is a beginners lessons website. You will learn basic lettering and tools. There are animated graphics showing you how to do each stroke. If you can not find a teacher in your area, or want to work at your own pace, this site is for you. Freebies include eBooks, Free font downloads, and much more.

Masscribes Calligraphy Guild - Masscribes is an open guild of calligraphers and lettering artists of all levels of expertise from Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, and Connecticut. This web site is kept up to date with information on upcoming workshops, conferences, exhibits and meetings hosted by the guild.

Margaret Shepherd Calligraphy - This growing site offers instructional materials as well as information on a master calligrapher. With an impressive roster of high-profile clients, calligrapher Margaret Shepherd is the author of thirteen books for calligraphers of all levels, including the bestselling Learning Calligraphy (more than 250,000 copies sold.) She is also a researcher and teacher, and her work has been exhibited in numerous museums and galleries.

Calligraphy By Mary Anne - Mary Anne Wolfe has operated her own calligraphy business in NYC since 1987. Among her many private and corporate clients are Cartier, Bvlgari, Fendi, Ernst and Young & Showtime. She will complete her 3rd and final year as President of the Society of Scribes in February 2001.

Barbara Yale-Read - My website features examples of my calligraphy and graphic design, as well as examples of student graphic design work. The project sheets are also available on the website.

Dave Wood Calligraphy Art Gallery - The beauty of fine Australian art and the tradition of centuries of fine lettering merged to create beautiful and unique pieces of. Wholesale & Retail, Calligraphy art book, prints, originals, commissions and limited editions. View the Simply Oz, 2000 exhibition of Australian Poetry!

The Craft Cafe - Calligraphy for Interior Design.Art Deco, Art Nouveau, Egyptian, Oriental and many other style based Calligraphy projects. List of good quotes and samples of calligraphy and room settings.

Heartstrings Calligraphy and Design - Unique, hand-done calligraphy and art. Specializing in personalized wedding and baby gifts, poems, quotations, and scriptures beautifully expressed in original hand-done calligraphy and artwork. Custom designs. Elegant addressing for your special occasion.

Bells & Symbols -- Calligraphy, Illumination, Poetry, Songs - Medieval-style calligraphy and illumination and original poetry; medieval and modern original folk songs.

ThistleScribe of ThistleWork STUDIO, Boston - ThistleScribe is a branch of ThistleWork Design. Please visit to discover the unique and creative services offered by ThistleWork Design (typography & design), ThistleScribe (hand lettering & calligraphy), ThistleWeb (internet graphics & web design), and ThistleBrush (painting, illustration, gilding, etc.)

Name Portraits by Charla - The Name Portrait site features illustrated names from Amy to Zachary and Mother too! The artist, Charla Hayen, researches names and uses her findings as the inspiration for each name design. Every Name Portrait tells its own special story.

LettersAlive Calligraphy Studio - Inspirational Calligraphy Gifts for special occasions to uplift and encourage. Poems, verses and sayings enhanced by Hand Lettered Calligraphy and Original Artwork and photographs make great gifts. At the center of each calligraphy Gift is an original Piece of Art by Calligrapher Marilyn Haverkate. You will also enjoy viewing Marilyn's original paintings found on this site.

Ron's Woodenware Shop - I am a small, one person, woodworking shop currently offering hand turned nib holders (dip pens) for sale in several different types of wood. Hope to add other turned wood items soon, such as letter openers to match the nib holders, vases, etc.

Calligraphy Monuments in Europe - A site featuring pictures of old calligraphy in Europe and short comments on them.

Hil-Ink Calligraphy - Hand made invitations for all occasions, envelope addressing, certificates, bible verses and watercolour flowers.

Hall's Heirlooms - Personalized Calligraphy items using dried pressed flowers, for weddings, anniversaries, graduation, retirement, parents, grandparents, children, and friends. Work shown in Better Homes and Gardens Craft Showcase magazine, Spring, 1998. Custom work including pencil portraits also available. These truly become family heirlooms.

Tim Johnson Photography and Calligraphy - Features samples of photography, calligraphy and portable slanted writing boards all by Tim Johnson of Cary, North Carolina

Calligraphy by Michael Noyes - Welcome to the gallery of inspirational calligraphy designs by Michael Noyes. Beautifully framed acid-free and pencil-signed calligraphic prints available for purchase. Enjoy!

Classic Calligraphy - A catalog of prints of original hand-lettered calligraphy including inspirational prints, humorous selections, love and marriage prints, friends and family selections, and state and regional samplers.

Personalized Plaques by Phyllis Charles - Personalized gifts for all special events. In addition poems about cats, dogs, twins, adoption and much more.

A Word of Art - A Word of Art is a calligraphic design studio that specializes in unique 'word paintings' of a spiritual nature by feminist artist Heather Mendel

Quillwriter-Personalized, Professional Calligraphy Services - Offering elegant hand-penned calligraphy for invitations to weddings and other events at reasonable pricing. Clean, prompt, professional work.

The Original Calligraphy Web Ring