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monogram

[Gr.,=single letter], symbol of a name or names, consisting typically of a letter or several letters worked together. A famous monogram is that of Christ, consisting of X (chi) and P (rho), the first two letters of Christ in Greek. The monogram has been commonly used by artists (e.g., Dürer), monarchs (e.g., E.R. for Elizabeth II), companies, societies, and others. Bridal monograms and monograms on clothing, silverware, jewelry, seals, and letterheads are common.
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CST) from December 1 C December 22, 2014, Lands' End will post a photo or video of a three-lettered monogram on Twitter (@LandsEndPR & @LandsEnd), Facebook (www.
Thanks to modern technology, we're now able to monogram just about anything, cheaply and easily.
Louis Vuitton customers say "mais oui" to Mon Monogram, a trend-spurring service that lets you customize their totes, wallets and more with bands of color and initials.
Other retailers categorized their monogram programs as a nice, steady business that enables their customers to personalize their dinnerware collections or to mix monogrammed pieces into what they already have for a unique look.
Monograms offers travelers packaged vacation options, enabling them to embark on getaways in cities around the world, without any pre-planning stress.
And, thanks to the popularity of its exotic vacations, Monograms is extending its all-in-one packaged vacation portfolio for 2014 by adding six (6) NEW vacations to South America, Asia and Africa.
Castagno, a multimedia artist, sculptor, and art researcher, provides a directory of signatures and monograms of 2,100 European artists for readers wishing to identify, authenticate, or verify them or works.
What is particularly hot is the single initial, a la `Laverne & Shirley,' on T-shirts, jeans and purses," says Richard Lebovitz, editor in chief of the trade journal Embroidery Monogram Business.
When vacationing with Monograms - a venture launched by Globus, the worldwide leader in escorted travel - travelers get an off-the-beaten-path experience, discovering their getaway destinations.
When Monograms travelers embark on a Beatles-themed journey, they will venture into the seaport town of Liverpool, made famous by the Beatles, to learn about and see, first-hand, the places the band - and history - made famous, including:
For 2014, Monograms has unveiled more than 60 European vacations, including new combination packages in the United Kingdom, Eastern Europe and Spain.
In 2012, Monograms has unveiled a world of choices to travelers with nearly 150 all-in-one vacation packages to Europe, Asia, Africa, the South Pacific, North and South America.