The forgotten art of calligraphy
January 23 is Handwriting Day
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The word calligraphy literally means to write with beauty, based on the Greek origin of the word. And perfecting calligraphy, or the art of decorative handwriting or handwritten lettering, is indeed a fine art. But who can we thank for developing this expressive, ornamental, and harmonious method of communication, and is it a lost art form?
Click through the following gallery and find out more about the decorative art of the written word.
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