|Astonishing in its beauty, the hand tooled 23k gilding, is displayed at its best in our Holly and Ivy card. The rarified art of manuscript gilding and tooling is used to accent the warmth and comfort of the holiday season. The Holly and Ivy have been used to celebrate the Christmas season for centuries and is also the subject of a beloved English Christmas poem of the same name.
When viewing the details of this card, note the variegation in the leaves, the skillful use of subtle tones throughout. The masterful use of balance and design. This card speaks of luxury, refinement and style.
When viewing the details of this card, note the verigation in the leaves, the skillful use of subtle tones throughout. The masterful use of balance and design. This card speaks of luxury, refinement and style.
Each limited edition card is signed and numbered by the artist, prepared as ordered either with your custom sentiment or blank leaves to be penned by the hand of the giftor. The card is presented tassel bound, within our lavish silk presentation box. Complimentary white gloves are provided for proper handling of the fine gilt work.
The presentation box is handmade of couture quality silk. Each finished with fine gold embroidery throughout.
Certificate of Authenticity: A finely engraved and hand signed document, containing edition number, history of illumination, artistâ€™s biography and information exclusive to your card.
Your Gilded Age Greeting as an heirloom: Reminiscent of the renaissance treasure books that have inspired our collection, we encourage our giftees and giftors to tell the story of the greeting they have given or received. The additional leaves provided should be used to pen sentiments through the generations, each telling with great detail, how they came to receive a Gilded Age Greeting, the most beautiful cards in the world.
Giclee: Our limited editions are created using Giclee technique. For more information on Giclee, visit our resources page.