Anne Robin Calligraphy
Robin can pen the hallmark curlicues of copperplate calligraphy, but she’s best known for sleek, streamlined lettering. From $3 per envelope; $225 for an invitation template.

Calligraphy by Mary Anne
Mary Anne Wolf tailors her work to her clients’ needs—even creating a new style or a variation of her standard offerings. Prices vary.

Calligraphy by Nan Deluca
77 Bleecker St., nr. Broadway212-477-3732;
DeLuca’s elegant designs are often featured in high-end wedding publications and books. Envelopes in black ink start at $4 each; full sets of custom invites start at $350.

The Delicate Pen by Jane Labanz
Labanz has the grace of an artist in lettering and hand-painting, and she uses 100 percent recycled materials. Addressing begins at $8 per envelope; invitation work begins at $20 per line; full invitation sets begin at $12 per set.

Elana Weinberg
Couples who want original marriage contracts rather than prints come to Weinberg. She can inscribe a quote in Hebrew, English, or Aramaic (from $1,200).

Harriet Rose Calligraphy & Design
845 West End Ave., nr. 101st St. 212-663-4564;
A skilled artist, Rose offers a broad range of hand lettering to match your occasion and style (from $4 per envelope).

Kaleidakolor Calligraphy Studio
201 E. 17th St., at Third Ave.212-475-1653;
Margaret Harber has done work for Montblanc and celeb clients including Bill Cosby and Natalie Cole. From $4 per envelope.

Nancy Howell Calligraphy
Specialties include highly flourished formal copperplate to styles of her own design. Invitation-text calligraphy starts at $300.

Stephanie Caplan
87 E. 7th St., at First Ave.212-477-3840;
In 1997, Caplan opened her studio to Jewish, interfaith, and same-sex couples who wanted custom ketubot. Custom work from $1,500; limited-edition prints from $250.

Sue Kakstys
1633 Broadway, at 50th St., 42nd fl.212-767-6424
Kakstys works in a classic style called chancery cursive; she accommodates special requests like transcribing handwritten letters to future in-laws. Envelopes start at $2.50; place cards start at $1.50.