Modern Calligraphy kit containing everything you need to get started with Copperplate lettering and Modern calligraphy. This beautiful gift set includes:
- a workbook to get you started, containing instructions, examples to copy and exercises to practice - a choice of a straight or oblique nib holder OR upgrade to a solid brass oblique 'Tom's Studio' nib holder - a Nikko G nib - black ink - practice paper - ruled guidelines for keeping your writing nice and straight - a gold foiled pencil - grey and rose gold foiled notebook, for practicing in pencil before you go on to pen, and making notes on your progress
Everything is presented in a luxury white box with rose gold foiled logo. Perfect as a gift or for budding calligraphers wanting a professional kit to get started with.
The workbook will introduce you to modern calligraphy, as well as giving you a short background to the art and it's origins. It will then explain how to hold and use your dip pen, before moving on to basic strokes and alphabets. Once you've got the hang go it, there are examples for you to copy and practice so you can begin to contract your own phrases. Written by Gemma Milly, a full-time calligrapher and teacher of both traditional Copperplate and Modern Calligraphy.
If you are giving this kit as a gift, I will gift wrap the box and include a hand calligraphered personalised notecard at no extra charge. Please let me know your message when ordering.
Please see pictures for nib holder choices and message me if you are unsure as to which holder to go for.
Shipping of stationery is by next day tracked courier.
A non-refundable deposit of 50% is required for all bespoke projects, before any design or illustration work will be carried out. It is the policy of Gemma Milly that the balance be paid in full before your final order is printed and delivered, unless by prior arrangement with Gemma Milly.
Should an order be cancelled, we must be paid in full for any work that is either in progress or completed.
Additional amends or changes to your stationery or portrait, outside those outlined in your contract, will be subject to a charge of £20 per amend.
You are responsible for the proof reading of all text and copy in the pdf proofs supplied – please refer to our proofing checklist when approving your proofs. We do strongly recommend that you print your pdf proof in order to view it to the correct size. We will not begin print production until we have received written sign-off from you referencing the correct proof to proceed with.
Please note that we cannot accept returns due to customer input or typographical errors. When your final proof is approved you accept responsibility for any errors. If mistakes are discovered after final printers proof approval, we will charge for any reprinting.
Please note that samples may not exactly match the finished product due to variations in the print production process. Press set-up, plates, ink and paper can all result in small variations. Minor differences in texture, colour, size and positioning can sometimes occur and do not constitute a fault or a refund.
Please be aware that colors will appear differently on screen than they will when printed. If unsure always request a Pantone swatch to approve.
Gemma Milly accepts no responsibility for the effect of ageing and wear & tear on the materials used.
Gemma Milly shall not be liable in any way for damage to your stationery or portrait after it leaves our design studio, or for late delivery on the part of the courier. This includes damage during delivery and subsequent posting to guests.
Gemma Milly prints all stationery for every customer. As a standard policy we only make refunds and exchanges if goods are faulty. Any faults or defects must be relayed in writing within three days of receiving your order and your complete stationery order returned to us, in its entirety, packed securely so as to avoid any damage likely to be incurred during transportation
We hold the copyright to any designs and illustrations we create for you, and reserve the right to re-use these designs and illustrations to promote our products and services.
Returns & exchanges
I gladly accept returns and exchanges
Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 30 days of delivery
I don't accept cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
Custom or personalized orders
Perishable products (like food or flowers)
Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
Items on sale
Conditions of return
Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.
Additional return information
If your wedding stationery if it is deemed to be faulty on the part of Gemma Milly we will be happy to correct or replace your stationery with the same, or, if it is not possible to resupply your stationery with the same, we will offer an alternative or similar replacement. Please note that this does not apply to commissioned portraits.
Gemma Milly will offer you a refund for the amount paid for the faulty part of your order if we are unable to correct or replace your stationery. Gemma Milly will only offer a full refund if the order is faulty in its entirety. Please note that this does not apply to commissioned portraits.