Microcalligraphy

By |2019-04-29T15:08:38+10:00October 17th, 2018|Categories: Activities, Rituals & Prayer, vox dei|Tags: , , , |

Microcalligraphy, or micrography, is a Jewish form of contemplating scripture developed in the 9th century. It uses minute hand-scribed passages of the scriptures to trace the outlines of an image. Two forms are commonly used. The first uses geometric or decorative patterns to organise the text into a non-representational work. In this form, the pattern