The School of Calligraphy Harrogate Store

At Calligraphy Harrogate we passionately believe that you deserve the best possible resources for your modern calligraphy.
All our products are tried and tested in our design studio.

‘The Complete Package’
Our Online Tutorial for Beginners to Modern Calligraphy PLUS Deluxe Kit

Why not treat yourself, or someone you love, to our beautifully presented and carefully curated Deluxe Kit plus our informative online Tutorial for Beginners. With all the resources you need, plus the full workbook that we complete during the tutorial, you can learn at your own pace from the comfort of your own home. Includes everything that we cover in our highly successful workshop, even the tea, but sadly no cream scones!

This is the thorough grounding that we are passionate about providing for beginners and the perfect start to your modern calligraphy journey. Full of tips and tricks, information, clear images and detailed how-to videos, our Tutorial will guide you, every step of the way. Accessed via a password protected link, you can view it as many times as you wish.

 

Make your cup of Yorkshire tea, pull up a chair for the presentation, and unpack your Deluxe Kit, filled with every resource you need, for a special Package Price of
£50.00 (incl. p&p)
(UK only, please get in touch for other destinations)

NEW
‘Beginners Two by Post’
Our Comprehensive Tutorial Booklet for Next Steps in Modern Calligraphy
PLUS Exclusive Kit

Our inspiring and informative ‘Beginners Two by Post’ is all about building on the basics that you have learned in modern calligraphy. It’s the perfect follow-on from our ‘Complete Package for Beginners’. You’ll already have a good idea about how to form each letter of the alphabet and how to use pressure to achieve a beautiful contrast between your letterforms; now you’re ready to move up a gear and add some serious style.

This detailed Tutorial Booklet (no videos) and Exclusive Kit have been carefully designed to guide you through a series of fun, yet achievable, steps that will inspire you to add some bounce and flair to your writing. Plus, you’ll learn how to create gorgeous small pieces of design from even the simplest of words and phrases.

Full of tips and tricks, we’ve designed this Booklet to be the type of resource you’ll want to return to again and again.

Your Exclusive Kit (worth over £35 RRP) arrives in a soft grey presentation box. Inside, carefully wrapped in tissue paper and ribbons are the following items…

• Zebra G nib
• Brause 361 nib AKA the Blue Pumpkin
• Oblique Speedball penholder
• 15ml jar Sumi black ink
• 15ml jar Signature Ink (a seasonal colour carefully selected by CH)
• Winsor & Newton A4 Bleedproof Marker Pad
• Sakura China Pen Rest
• Zinc CH nib tin
• Quality card mount (for your artwork)
• Rose & Lemonade Teabag from Taylors of Harrogate
• Our 20 page Calligraphy Harrogate Tutorial Booklet for Beginners Two, crammed full of information, expert advice, helpful hints and tips.

 

As well as furthering your lettering skills, the wellness benefits of calligraphy are well-documented. A moment of calm is what we all need, so why not treat yourself, or a loved one to this gorgeous package and unlock your creativity!

£50 plus p&p

Calligraphy
Ink Coliro Finetec
Rainbow Palette

Calligraphy and stationery supplies Harrogate

This gorgeous palette of 6 high quality, handmade German inks create striking calligraphy and creative effects. Made from a natural mineral called mica, these inks have a sparkly sheen and are free from animal ingredients. These beautiful inks, which show up well on both dark and light papers can even be mixed to create different effects. Apply a little water, wait a few moments for it to produce a liquid ink and then use a small brush to apply the colour to the back of the nib.
The Rainbow set includes 6 colours – Gold Pearl, Deep Purple, Midnight Blue, Red Violet and Rose.
£22.50 + p&p

Lined Calligraphy
Practice
Paper

Calligraphy and stationery supplies Harrogate

Perfect both for improvers to warm up and for beginners to practise their letterforms, this A4 sized pad of 100 sheets features pre-printed slanted lines on quality calligraphy paper with a smooth texture. 
£5.50 + p&p

Windsor & Newton
Bleedproof
Paper

Calligraphy and stationery supplies Harrogate

Premium, white, 70gsm bleedproof paper in an A4 pad of 50 sheets. This high quality maker paper has a specially treated surface to ensure superb colour definition for clean and precise lines.
£6.50 + p&p

Luxury
Correspondence Cards

Calligraphy and stationery supplies Harrogate

Ideal for a stylish, handwritten note.
Part of the ‘Tsarina’ series of finely detailed images based on the links between Harrogate and the Imperial Russian Royal family. (Illustrations by Sarah Charneca) 
A set of 5 correspondence cards illustrated with an antique pearl seed heart brooch 
£5.00 + p&p

Gift
Voucher

Calligraphy and stationery supplies Harrogate

The perfect gift to treat someone you love to something special from our store or a workshop.
Your voucher comes packaged in a gift box and is valid for 6 months.
Gift vouchers available in denominations of £10.

Follow On
Kit

Calligraphy and stationery supplies Harrogate

Moving on from Beginners? Maybe you want to try an oblique penholder? This Follow On Kit also has a Nikko G as the next step-up nib, and a handy nib tin to keep it rust free. A cool china pen rest and a 15ml jar of Sumi Black ink completes the Kit, which comes in a typically simple yet stylish CH Calico Cotton bag.
£16.50 + p&p

Set of 3
Inks

Calligraphy and stationery supplies Harrogate

Treat yourself to a set of 3 seasonal colours from our Signature Inks range. These inks are prefect for beginners and improvers alike and are all tried and tested in our studio. Give them a stir on arrival, and add a little water if needed to create the perfect consistency for your work. Presented in our simple yet stylish CH Calico Cotton bag.
£14.00 + p&p

Card Making Kit
with Gold Finetec 

Calligraphy and stationery supplies Harrogate

Never pay for an over-priced card again! This thoughtful kit includes 6 luxury weight blank cards and matching envelopes, 6 x A5 tracing paper to help you replicate all your designs, a handy Letterform Guide, and a glorious Arabic Gold ink refill from Finetec. We’ve even included a fine paintbrush to apply the ink to the back of our nib so you’re good to go!
£12.00 + p&p

Calligraphy
Manuscript Ergonomic Penholder

Calligraphy and stationery supplies Harrogate

This varnished wood penholder is our favourite for beginners and is included in all our workshop kits. The shaped finger grip makes for a very comfortable experience. It’s similarity to a paintbrush reminds us we are drawing letters in modern calligraphy, not writing them.
£4.00 + p&p

Calligraphy
Speedball Oblique Penholder

Calligraphy and stationery supplies Harrogate

We regularly use this oblique penholder with a variety of nibs to help us produce italicised letterforms. The Speedball Oblique pen holder has an hour glass shape, is comfortable to hold and highly durable.
£4.00 + p&p

Calligraphy
Ink Coliro Finetec
Arabic Gold

Calligraphy and stationery supplies Harrogate

This single colour ink refill is Calligraphy Harrogate’s favourite gold to add a special touch of glamour. Made by Finetec from a natural mineral called mica, this highly pigmented, shimmering ink is free from animal ingredients. Arabic Gold shows up well on both dark and light papers. Apply a little water, wait a few moments for it to produce a liquid ink and then use a small brush to apply the colour to the back of the nib.
£4.00 + p&p

Calligraphy
Ink
Black Sumi

Calligraphy and stationery supplies Harrogate

Japanese Sumi is a great, everyday ink for all abilities. It’s smooth, free-flowing, glossy black and long lasting. It takes about 20-30 minutes to dry in a warm room. Please take care as Sumi will stain light coloured fabrics.


£5.50 + p&p

Calligraphy
Ink
Red

Calligraphy and stationery supplies Harrogate

This 15ml pot of Signature ink has been hand mixed with great care at Calligraphy Harrogate and is ready for use with most calligraphy nibs. It is water based and the pigments may settle so please mix well before use. Add a little water if the consistency is a little thick, or a small amount of gum arabic if it requires thickening.

*Please note that as each pot is mixed by hand there may be some slight colour variation with each batch.
£5.50 + p&p

Calligraphy
Ink
Elephant Grey

Calligraphy and stationery supplies Harrogate

This 15ml pot of Signature ink has been hand mixed with great care at Calligraphy Harrogate and is ready for use with most calligraphy nibs. It is water based and the pigments may settle so please mix well before use. Add a little water if the consistency is a little thick, or a small amount of gum arabic if it requires thickening.

*Please note that as each pot is mixed by hand there may be some slight colour variation with each batch.
£5.50 + p&p

Calligraphy
Ink
Classic Blue

Calligraphy and stationery supplies Harrogate

This 15ml pot of Signature ink has been hand mixed with great care at Calligraphy Harrogate and is ready for use with most calligraphy nibs. It is water based and the pigments may settle so please mix well before use. Add a little water if the consistency is a little thick, or a small amount of gum arabic if it requires thickening.

*Please note that as each pot is mixed by hand there may be some slight colour variation with each batch.
£5.50 + p&p

Calligraphy
Ink
Midnight Blue

Calligraphy and stationery supplies Harrogate

This 15ml pot of Signature ink has been hand mixed with great care at Calligraphy Harrogate and is ready for use with most calligraphy nibs. It is water based and the pigments may settle so please mix well before use. Add a little water if the consistency is a little thick, or a small amount of gum arabic if it requires thickening.

*Please note that as each pot is mixed by hand there may be some slight colour variation with each batch.
£5.50 + p&p

Calligraphy
Ink
Berry

Calligraphy and stationery supplies Harrogate

This 15ml pot of Signature ink has been hand mixed with great care at Calligraphy Harrogate and is ready for use with most calligraphy nibs. It is water based and the pigments may settle so please mix well before use. Add a little water if the consistency is a little thick, or a small amount of gum arabic if it requires thickening.

*Please note that as each pot is mixed by hand there may be some slight colour variation with each batch.
£5.50 + p&p

Calligraphy
Nib
Zebra G

Calligraphy and stationery supplies Harrogate

A very popular, sturdy Japanese nib, similar to the Nikko G but more flexible, loved by both modern calligraphers and Manga cartoon artists alike. Fits our oblique penholders and our wooden ergonomic straight penholder.

*Please note – Your new nib will need the oily coating removing. We use an old toothbrush and some toothpaste. It only needs doing once.
£2.00 + p&p

Calligraphy
Nib
Nikko G

Calligraphy and stationery supplies Harrogate

This hand cut Japanese nib is very smooth and has a medium flexibility. It’s Jools’ favourite nib for modern calligraphy as it gives very fine hair lines and glides over the paper. Fits our oblique penholders and our wooden ergonomic straight penholder.
*Please note – Your new nib will need the oily coating removing. We use an old toothbrush and some toothpaste. It only needs doing once.
£3.00 + p&p

Calligraphy
Nib Leonardt EF Principal

Calligraphy and stationery supplies Harrogate

Based on the vintage No 1 Principality, this nib is suitable for both improvers and advanced modern calligraphers. This flexible nib helps to produce a beautiful contrast between your broad and fine pen strokes.
*Please note – Your new nib will need the oily coating removing. We use an old toothbrush and some toothpaste. It only needs doing once.
£3.50 + p&p

Calligraphy Nib
Brause 361
AKA The Blue Pumpkin

Calligraphy and stationery supplies Harrogate

This very flexible, smooth nib produces broad down strokes with the minimum of pressure. A distinctive nib, its nickname comes from the bold, rounded shape and blue colouring.
*Please note – Your new nib will need the oily coating removing. We use an old toothbrush and some toothpaste. It only needs doing once.
£2.50 + p&p

Calligraphy
Nib
Tin

Calligraphy and stationery supplies Harrogate
The perfect little tin to store your nibs when not in use and to prevent them from rusting. Size 59mm x 47 mm.
£2.50 + p&p

Calligraphy
Dinky Ink
Spoon

Calligraphy and stationery supplies Harrogate

Dinky ink spoon, 95mm long, perfect for mixing and preventing ink pigments from settling in the jar. Made from stainless steel and dishwasher safe.
£2.50 + p&p

Love Harrogate
Framed Bespoke Print


Calligraphy and stationery supplies Harrogate

Celebrate Harrogate with this hand-lettered framed artwork of iconic landmarks and attractions, created in our signature modern calligraphy. Perfect memento or gift of this very special destination. Print size is 6” x 8” (15cm x 20cm) in a crisp white frame that can be wall mounted or desk top.
£15.00 + p&p

Love Harrogate
Set of Notecards


Calligraphy and stationery supplies Harrogate

Keep in touch with our lovely hand-lettered notecards featuring iconic Harrogate landmarks and attractions, created in our signature modern calligraphy. Perfect for a quick handwritten note!

Pack of 5 notecards and envelopes A6 size 14.8cm x 10.5 cm.
£6.50 incl. p&p

Love Harrogate
Handmade Gift Tags with Silk Ribbon

Calligraphy and stationery supplies Harrogate

Add that perfect finishing touch to your gift wrapping with our bespoke Harrogate artwork tags. Featuring iconic landmarks and attractions, these individually printed gift tags are trimmed with luxurious silk ribbons in hand dyed soft pastel colours.

Please note that due to the hand printing process, each tag is unique and ribbon colours may vary.
5 for £12.00 incl. p&p

Contact us

Jools:  07590 562 924
Helen: 07814 854 862

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