The monogram a look into history

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<p> 1. The Monogram - A Look Into History KappraBridal Review KappraBridal Reviews Kappra Bridal Review Kappra Bridal Reviews Review ReviewsIn earlier times, the monogram was a royal signature. Notonly a signature, the Romans and Greeks used them oncoins to identify their rulers, much like Americans coin pastpresidents on our currency. In the Middle Ages, theybecame a signature on work for artisans. Moving into theVictorian-period,the monogram became a personal symbolof ones place in society. 2. In the Victorian era, monograms were pretty standard:Female monograms had the first initial on the left, middleinitial on the right, and last initial embroidered larger in themiddle. Todays monogramming rules are more flexible, butfor the monogramming purist, there are a few standards:monograms with three initials are to be in the Victorianformat of first initial, large last initial, middle initial. Marriedmonograms consist of the brides first initial on the left, thegrooms first initial on the right, and the joint last name initiallarger in the center. But the choice is truly yours. One thing iscertain though: You cant go wrong with monogrammed gifts.They are classic, sure to withstand the times of changingfashion and style. Monogrammed gifts are elegant, full ofclass, regardless of which item you choose to monogram! 3. Today, monograms are seen all over. Everyone has seen themonograms on car windows, on towels &amp; tote bags and more...butthe monogram can truly be placed on anything and look beautifulon anything. Monograms have become a staple in todaysweddings, a top pick for new baby items and a trend in simpleitems around the house. The items monogrammed may change, itcertainly is open for interpretation and flexibility. Preference from 1letter monograms, to 2 and back to 3 have marked time but thecore monogramming rules remain. A monogram is classic,timeless and beautiful.</p>