Calligraphy panel

About Gower Calligraphy

At Gower Calligraphy, we undertake private and commercial work of all kinds: wedding invitations or family trees, certificates or presentations, poems or prose. Our many satisfied clients include Welsh Water, The Royal Mint, Emma Bridgewater, Vauxhall, Benefit Cosmetics, and numerous private individuals. We are located in Swansea, but work with clients across the UK.

Calligraphy invitaiton

Calligraphy has undergone a resurgence in recent years. We are increasingly reliant on technology in a fast-paced world and as a result the beauty of hand-made arts and crafts is valued more and more. Western calligraphy has been around for two thousand years, evolving all the time. Nowadays, it has a wide range of applications, from inscribing names on certificates to works of art. Get in touch today to see how we can help.

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The calligrapher

Alun Briggs studied at Roehampton Institute, London, where he gained a BA Hons in Calligraphy and Bookbinding. He has worked as a professional calligrapher for twenty years and has done work for a wide range of private and corporate clients, as well as teaching evening classes and workshops. He is the current Chairman of the Society of Scribes and Illuminators.