Medieval-inspired Illuminated Calligraphy

medieval calligraphy with coats of arms and family crests
Wedding pronouncement with family crests (coats of arms)
Gouache and pen & ink.

medieval music with illumination and calligraphy
14th-century Communion prayer, with original chant music by R. Vestnys,
Created to be presented to the Pope
22-karat gold, gouache and pen & ink.

medieval illuminated calligraphy
Quote by St. Teresa of Avila
22-karat gold, gouache and pen & ink.

medieval style calligraphy of renaissance lute song
"When Laura Smiles" - Renaissance lute song
22-karat gold, gouache and pen & ink.

medieval calligraphy wedding certificate with heraldic lion and shields, medieval ivy, gothic arches
Double wedding certificate

22-karat gold, gouache and pen & ink, heraldic devices of church and town.

gothic arches medieval calligraphycalligraphy with heraldic shield

illuminated gothic calligraphycalligraphy with heraldic lion

Design details from above certificate

tolkien poem in medieval calligraphy
"Far Over the Misty Mountains"
- poem by J.R.R. Tolkien
22-karat gold, gouache and pen & ink.

medieval calligraphy illuminated letter
Verse by Martial
22-karat gold, gouache and pen & ink.

medieval wedding certificate with celtic knotwork, heraldic dragons
Wedding
certificate with text from "The Little Prince" in Gothic calligraphy
Silver and colored gouache and pen & ink.

quote in medieval calligraphy
Quote by Ernest Becker
22-karat gold, gouache and pen & ink.

bible verse in calligraphy
"Hosea" - Hosea 14:9 from the Bible
22-karat gold, gouache and pen & ink.

 

Carpe Diem fish

"Carpe Diem" - original work with banner inspired by Medieval tapestries

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