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The Most Handmade Greeting Cards in the World ”: made with the technique used by the Amanuensis Monks in the Italian Renaissance to embellish the Illuminated Codes.
The paper filigree, also known as "Quilling" is an art form that consists in rolling up strips of paper on a long round object such as a needle or a quill.
The origins of this art date back to Ancient Egypt but it spread more in Europe and in particular in Italy during the Renaissance when the Amanuensi monks used this technique to embellish the Illuminated Codes.
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