A unique monogram design, non-literal, bespoke and exclusively from Nancy Sharon Collins. This image shows the layers of canary tracing paper used while building a truly-custom monogram or cypher. Extreme close-up of bespoke hand engraved lettering. Exclusively from Nancy Sharon Collins, an initial rough pencil sketch from Phase I in the process for creating a hand drawn monogram. Four Leaf Clover stationery engraved exclusively for Reed Smythe & Company. Finished artwork for a gentleman’s personal cypher (sometimes referred to as a monogram). Match your marble paper with your bespoke stationery or give it as a holiday gift this year. Hand engraved gentleman’s monogram on Japanese Bible paper. Gentleman’s hand engraved Monogram. The stationer uses tracing paper layered on top of hand-drawn pencil sketches for fine-tuning designs. There are three layers of bumwad masking taped on top of the original drawing. Super-thick “DIVA” card produced by the author for VH1 television’s Divas Live show in the late 1990’s. This card was hand engraved, radius cornered, beveled, then hand gilded in gold foil. Hand engraved lettering exclusively by Nancy Sharon Collins for Alumnae NYC hand painted monograms. Bespoke monogram logo created with loads of client input for Welbourne Robinson. Engraved, two-color wedding invitation. Hand drawn monogram on 100% cotton yardstick and hand-lined envelopes. Edges are hand bevelled and painted to match. Engraved, two-color wedding invitation. Hand drawn monogram on 100% cotton yardstick and hand-lined envelopes. Edges are hand bevelled and painted to match. Engraved, two-color wedding invitation. Hand drawn monogram on 100% cotton yardstick and hand-lined envelopes. Edges are hand bevelled and painted to match. Exclusively from Nancy Sharon Collins, anotherough pencil sketch during our process for creating a bespoke, hand drawn monogram. Oversized, hand engraved monogram—actually a cypher—on deckle edged folding cards. Monogram, in finished pencil sketch form. This is what is given to the engraver to create the 1/2″ thick steel die. Complete bespoke hand engraved monogram for a gentleman client’s personal stationery. From Nancy Sharon Collins, Stationer Curated Collection of hand drawn monograms engraved simply beautifully on note cards. From Nancy Sharon Collins, Stationer Curated Collection of hand drawn monograms engraved simply beautifully on note cards. Bespoke cypher, this is an example of the kind of hand drawn and hand engraved monogram that establishes a personal material legacy. Custom, hand engraved Valentine cipher. Ca. 1951, Navy officer’s personal calling card. This was required for officer’s wives to present as they moved into the a given local and was “presented” to the officer in charge of whatever base she and her husband had been relocated to. Close-up of ca. 1951 Navy officers calling card. Three different calling card designs: (A.) Feldman Engraver typeface, (B.) Block Gothic, (C.) JMC Engraver. Table full of Masterplate engraving lettering style templates. Color coordinate hand engraved social stationery with home decor. Bespoke hand engraved cipher on 100% cotton, ultra-thick card stock hand bordered and hand bevel edged. Hand engraved monogram in pink on custom, bible paper, French-folded note with hand made, fully lined envelope. This Curated Collection of hand drawn is exclusively available from Nancy Sharon Collins, Stationer LLC. From the Custom Collection of hand engraved monograms and ciphers. This personal cipher required 4 hand engraved steel dies: one for the black ink, one for a white screened ink, one for solid white ink, and a ‘bump’. Extreme close-up of the Frank de Biasi Interiors corporate branding system showing the super-tight, 3-color, hand engraved registration. An initial Rough Pencil Sketch for creating a new, bespoke, hand drawn monogram. One of the iconic, hand engraved styles that is first hand drawn by Nancy Sharon Collins. Hand engraved cipher on 100 % cotton rag notes and letter sheets. Cipher engraved in burnished metallic silver ink. Engraving ink color study to improve the differences between version 8/8/16 and 9/16/16. Extremely delicate hand engraved monogram on luxurious, and proprietary, blue onion skin letter paper with matching, hand made, onion skin envelope. On to-order, bespoke, handmade stationery and lined Japanese Bible Paper envelopes. To order exclusively from Nancy Sharon Collins, Stationer. Little known after the Victorian era, this luxurious two-color, hand engraved stationery is inked by hand one at a time on a hundred year old engraving press. Hand drawn, hand engraved monogram by Nancy Sharon Collins. Hand engraved cipher on proprietary Water Blue onion skin letter paper with matching hand made, fully lined onion skin envelopes. Exclusively from Nancy Sharon Collins, Stationer. Detail of engraved “Thank You” card. The client’s name and holiday greeting is engraved on the archival pigment print that was then edge-gilded.